fpt and WinFPT Reference Manual - Command-line Commands

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CHANGE EMBEDDED TABS TO SPACES

Syntax:

[DO NOT] CHANGE EMBEDDED TABS TO SPACES
KEEP EMBEDDED TABS

Function:

fpt preserves the column position of trailing comments and of code positioned by tab characters.

The command KEEP EMBEDDED TABS instructs fpt to transcribe tabs to the output files and to use tab characters to position trailing comments. The command CHANGE EMBEDDED TABS TO SPACES instructs fpt to replace existing tab characters by spaces and to use spaces to position trailing comments.

Tab characters in comments, strings and Hollerith constants are not changed by these commands.

Where to Use this Command

Operating system command line Yes
Configuration file, config.fsp Yes
Specification (fsp) files, *.fsp Yes
Interactively, to FPT> prompt Yes
Interactive command files Yes
Embedded in the Fortran code Yes

Default

Tabs are written to the output files by default (Note that defaults may be changed in the configuration file).

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