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Epsilon automatically enters
Python mode when you read a file with an extension of .py or .jy. In
Python mode, Epsilon does appropriate syntax highlighting. Tagging,
comment filling, and other commenting commands are also available.
Auto-indenting adds an extra level of indentation after a line ending
with ":", a continuation line, or one with an open delimiter, and
repeats the previous indentation otherwise.
Set the python-indent variable to alter the level of
indentation Epsilon uses. Tab widths in Python files are normally
set to 8, as required by Python language syntax rules, but you can set
the python-tab-override variable to change this, or
python-indent-with-tabs to change whether Python mode uses tabs
for indenting, not purely spaces.
Pressing <Backspace> to delete a space can delete multiple spaces,
as specified by the python-delete-hacking-tabs variable.
When the cursor is on a brace, bracket, or parenthesis, Epsilon will
try to locate its matching brace, bracket, or parenthesis, and
highlight them both. If the current character has no match, Epsilon
will not highlight it. Set the variable
auto-show-python-delimiters to zero to disable this
Set compile-python-cmd to modify the command line used by the
compile-buffer command for Python buffer. Set
python-language-level to change the list of keywords for syntax
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