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I recently started using treesit and I'm noticing with C files, my auto-indent is 2 spaces. How can I fix this to make it 4 spaces again? I've tried c-basic-offset.

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You are probably in c-ts-mode, so the correct variable is c-ts-mode-indent-offset. c-basic-offset is only for buffers that are in c-mode.

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  • Is there a way to make it guess the offset of the buffer so it doesn't have to reformat? Commented Dec 24, 2023 at 7:02
  • Not that I know of. You would probably have to write that yourself if you really want it. It is probably better to use directory–local variables.
    – db48x
    Commented Dec 24, 2023 at 7:13
  • How do you mean directory local? Commented Dec 24, 2023 at 7:44
  • I mean that you can give a variable like c-ts-mode-indent-offset a different value for files in different directories. Search for it, it’s in the Emacs manual (C-h i).
    – db48x
    Commented Dec 24, 2023 at 7:59

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