Configure The Tab Key


From the main menu select Tools > Options

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Select the Editor icon Tools_Options_Editor.png along the top of the window.
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Select the Formatting tab. This is where the global Tab options are located. However, if you are programming in C, the C language specific settings by default will override any selection made here. Continue to the next step if programming in C.

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Immediately under the Formatting tab, select C in the Language combo box.

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Tab settings for C language files may be found under the Indents category in the properties grid on the lower left of the window.
You may instead choose to uncheck the box next to Override Global Options to force C to use the global options under All Languages.

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