Extension:Tab Override

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Tab Override

Release status:Extension status stable

ImplementationTemplate:Extension#type User interface, Skin
DescriptionTemplate:Extension#description Allows you to use the tab key as you normally would in a text-editor
Author(s)Template:Extension#username Bill Bryant, Mathew Tinsley (mtinsleytalk)
Latest versionTemplate:Extension#version 2.0.1 (April 12th, 2010)
MediaWikiTemplate:Extension#mediawiki 1.7.0
LicenseTemplate:Extension#license GPL
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Hooks usedTemplate:Extension#hook

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What can this extension do?[edit]

Tab Override allows you to use the tab key as you normally would in a text editor or IDE. In other words, pressing the tab key inserts a tab character rather than removing focus from the text area. This makes writing source code much easier.


No configuration required. After it is installed you can test it by editing a page and pressing the tab key in the textarea.


To install this extension, add the following to LocalSettings.php: