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Re: How to change indent in vim

In <20090610160715.GA22215@tomgeorge.info>, Thomas H. George wrote:
>I want indent set to 3, the default setting 8 uses up too much space.
>There is a plethora of information in /usr/share/vim/vim71 but it all
>seems to relate to turning indent on for various situations.  Somewhere
>there must be a simple line indent=8 that I can change but I haven't
>found it.

Your ~/.vimrc, ~/.virc, or ~/.exrc (the first one that exists) can be used 
to run any command each time vim is started.

Ben gives possibly correct commands.  Use ":help 'tabstop'" and ":help 
'shiftwidth'" from within vim to determine is those are the settings you 
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