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Author terry.reedy
Recipients Al.Sweigart, Kamushin.Shen, THRlWiTi, Zero, cben, kbk, louielu, rhettinger, roger.serwy, terry.reedy, westley.martinez
Date 2019-08-20.11:52:23
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I think that using tabs for Shell indents is IDLE's current worst design wart.  But I agree with KBK (#1196946) that merely replacing tabs with spaces does not really solve the problem, which is the jagged physical margin consequent on physically indenting only the first line with a prompt. 

#37892 proposes to stop using tabs by implementing updated versions of the alternate fixes, 3 and 1, mentioned in msg151418 below. The alternate proposal will fix some other issues as well.
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