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Tab Width

The width (number of characters) of an indent. It is used when displaying the tab characters. It is also used in Auto Indent and Replace tabs by spaces .

Cursor Width

The width of the text cursor in pixels.

Auto Indent

  1. When you start a new line, the new line will have the same indent (i.e. white spaces at the beginning of the line) as the old line.
  2. If the old line ends with {, an extra indent (a tab character or Tab Width spaces, depending on whether Replace tabs by spaces is enabled) will be inserted at the beginning of the new line.

Wrap Text

If a line is too long to fit in a single line, the line will be separated into several lines.

Auto Complete Parentheses

Automatically add the right parenthesis when you type the left one. For example, when you type (, ) will be added.

When the character next to the cursor is a right parenthesis and you type this parenthesis, instead of typing this parenthesis, the cursor will jump out of the parenthesis.

You can choose the parentheses to auto-complete in the Parentheses settings.

Auto Remove Parentheses

When you delete a left parenthesis, if a corresponding right parenthesis is next to it, the right parenthesis will also be deleted.

You can choose the parentheses to auto-remove in the Parentheses settings.

Jump out of a parenthesis by pressing Tab

When the cursor is next to a right parenthesis, you can use the Tab key to jump out of it. If Auto Complete Parentheses is enabled, this is an alternative of typing the right parenthesis.

You can choose the parentheses to jump out by Tab in the Parentheses settings.

Replace tabs by spaces

When you insert an indent, insert spaces instead of a tab character. The number of spaces is equal to the Tab Width .

Note that this won’t replace the existing tab characters. In Auto Indent , the tab characters in the old line will remain in the new line (however, the new indent inserted after { will be spaces).