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In mac using Text - Mate we can easily auto - indent the characters in the file for Ruby on Rails code in various rb,erb or html.erb files. I am searching for a plugin for GEdit for the same purpose after trying hard I am unable to find any suitable plugin which can work for me. Any clues which plugin I should go for and how to get that ?

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Have you solved this issue? – pl1nk Jun 24 '12 at 22:32
@pl1nk not as if now....and seems there is no plugin for Gedit. Rails plugin is avaialable for eclipse if you want to try that out – Sahil Grover Jun 25 '12 at 4:56
Do this question and/or this help? – pl1nk Jun 25 '12 at 12:38
the plugins specified in second link adds auto-completion and some other good features but not solves the real solution of aligning text in proper indentation like in textmate or other editors – Sahil Grover Jun 25 '12 at 16:41

In the Preferences menu of gedit navigate to theEditor tab, there you can enable automatic indentation (tick the box to activate it).

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which menu u talking about @kosaidpo ?? – Sahil Grover Dec 10 '11 at 20:53
up there near the File menu ,view ... etc – kosaidpo Dec 10 '11 at 21:19
it has just file, edit, view, search, tools, documents and help ?? @kosaidpo which one to follow – Sahil Grover Dec 11 '11 at 21:39
under that entry Edit you ll see a sub-menu named preferences click that then you get an interface there you ll find tabs under the second tab read those options you find what you want good luck ;] – kosaidpo Dec 11 '11 at 22:46
Yes I have seen that which states smart indentation. I have checked that but that doesn't align the text which i insert later on. If I start writing code it aligns only that. But in case I have already written the code and now I want to Indent it properly how to do that @kosaidpo – Sahil Grover Dec 12 '11 at 6:09
up vote 0 down vote accepted seems the best editor to me available for all Operating Systems

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