Auto indent and tab space 4 in VIM

To set tab stop and auto indent open ~/.vimrc

filetype plugin indent on

" show existing tab with 4 spaces width

set tabstop=4

" when indenting with '>', use 4 spaces width

set shiftwidth=4

" On pressing tab, insert 4 spaces set expandtab

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