Whitespace settings in Vim

Getting whitespace to behave in Vim using settings and plugins

For any good programmer, consistent whitespace is a measure of code-quality. Vim has a lot of built-in settings and features for handling whitespace, and this article will go over those with the examples the Vim help pages lack. For the purposes of this article, tabs are represented as blocks of the character: ░. Settings This section pertains to Vim's built-in settings flags. You can use :help 'somesettingname' with single quotes from within in Vim to see the full details, so the most useful…