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Emacs 26.3, Org 9.3

When using python src block, it changes 8 spaces to tab. When tangling this, python errors with "inconsistent use of tabs and spaces in indentation". How fix it?

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From documentation:

‘org-src-preserve-indentation’

Default is ‘nil’. Source code is indented. This indentation applies during export or tangling, and depending on the context, may alter leading spaces and tabs. When non-‘nil’, source code is aligned with the leftmost column. No lines are modified during export or tangling, which is very useful for white-space sensitive languages, such as Python.

So, I've set this variable as local for buffer in the end of the file

;;; Local Variables:
;;; org-src-preserve-indentation: t
;;; End:
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  • Assume there is a more fundamental solution. – Andreas Röhler Dec 27 '19 at 18:58

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