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Specifying the Number of Characters Between Tab Columns

Syntax
$tabsize columns$$

See Also
pre , codep , verbatim

Description
This command specifies how many columns there are between each of the tab stops when using a uniformly spaced font . For example, when using the pre , codep , math commands.

Example
The input commands
 
$tabsize 5$$
$codep
     line one
     line two
$$
result in the following output
 
     line one
     line two


The input commands
 
$tabsize 10$$
$codep
     line one
     line two
$$
result in the following output
 
          line one
          line two

Default

Root Section
The default value for columns in the root section is not specified and may change in future versions of OMhelp.

Other Sections
The default value for columns , in sections other than the root section, is it's final value at the end of the root section.

Reset
If columns is not present, or if it is less than or equal 0, the default value is restored For example, the input commands
 
$tabsize $$
$codep
     line one
     line two
$$
result in the following output
 
     line one
     line two

Input File: tabsize.omh