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How can I configure the tab width for TCL files

I set all tab-width parameters and indent parameters to 2, but Emacs always uses 8 for the tab space when I press the TAB key at the beginning of a line, if i opened one bracket. How can i set the ...
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Display tab characters as arrows of varying length

I would like to make tab characters ("\t") display as arrows of varying length, just like in editors such as Notepad++, gedit, Geany, etc. Here is an example with tab width set to 4 and space ...
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Set tab width with no exceptions

I always want the tab width to be 4 spaces, no matter what. How do I do it?
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How to make indent-region keep the TAB in Makefile buffer?

A very simple Makefile: all: gcc -o hello hello.c And I already set: (add-hook 'before-save-hook '(lambda () (delete-trailing-whitespace) ;; indent the whole buffer ...
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Using cmd-N and cmd-T with emacs

I am using a Mac 10.9.5 and Emacs 24.4, installed with macports and aliased as alias emacs /Applications/MacPorts/Emacs.app/Contents/MacOS/Emacs At the moment, when I have an emacs file open and I ...
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How to disable tabbar-ruler autohide menu-bar behavior?

I am using emacs 25.2 with tabbar-ruler. I also keep menu-bar-mode and tab-bar-mode enabled, at least until I become more familiar with emacs standard keybindings. Tabbar-ruler autohides both menu-bar ...
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use spaces over tabs everywhere

How do I use spaces instead of tabs everywhere? I noticed that web-mode was using tabs and could not figure out how to fix it. (Also, you may notice I was trying to set 2 tab spaces globally ...