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How do I get Emacs to auto-indent Spacebars blocks when coding with Meteor? Right now, Emacs automatically does this:

{{#each player}}
{{name}}
{{/each}}

instead of this:

{{#each player}}
    {{name}}
{{/each}}

Failing that, can I stop Emacs from deleting my indentation when I hit return? If I manually add indentation so that the code looks like the second example above, then hit return after {{name}}, it deletes the indentation so it looks like the first example.

Right now I’m using Emacs 25.2.2. I just use the basic GNU Emacs that I installed in Ubuntu 18.04, so I guess Vanilla Emacs. The major mode when I open html files is HTML.

I got a suggestion here to use web-mode.el, but I couldn't figure out how to set it up for Meteor.

Thanks in advance for any help!

  • Find yourself a meteor-mode and if all else fails, there's always fundamental-mode. But clearly using html-mode if you're not editing html won't lead to good results. – Stefan Jun 20 at 2:12
  • @Stefan your comment seems to be assuming that I understood modes, even though that lack of understanding was a big part of the problem. It would have been more helpful to share something like the Emacs Manual page on major modes: gnu.org/software/emacs/manual/html_node/emacs/… – Frankie Jun 21 at 20:59
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I figured out how to use web-mode to solve my problem. For anyone interested, I explained what I did here.

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