;;; haskell-simple-indent.el --- Simple indentation module for Haskell Mode
;; Copyright (C) 1998 Heribert Schuetz, Graeme E Moss
;; 1998 Heribert Schuetz <Heribert.Schuetz@informatik.uni-muenchen.de> and
;; Graeme E Moss <firstname.lastname@example.org>
;; Keywords: indentation files Haskell
;; Version: 1.0
;; URL: http://www.cs.york.ac.uk/~gem/haskell-mode/simple-indent.html
;; This file is not part of GNU Emacs.
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;; To support simple indentation of Haskell scripts.
;; To bind TAB to the indentation command for all Haskell buffers, add
;; this to .emacs:
;; (add-hook 'haskell-mode-hook 'turn-on-haskell-simple-indent)
;; Otherwise, call `turn-on-haskell-simple-indent'.
;; None supported.
;; If you have any problems or suggestions, after consulting the list
;; below, email email@example.com quoting the version of you are
;; using, the version of Emacs you are using, and a small example of
;; the problem or suggestion.
;; Version 1.0:
;; Brought over from Haskell mode v1.1.
;; Present Limitations/Future Work (contributions are most welcome!):
;; (None so far.)
;; All functions/variables start with
(defconst haskell-simple-indent-version "1.2"
"`haskell-simple-indent' version number.")
(defun haskell-simple-indent-version ()
"Echo the current version of `haskell-simple-indent' in the minibuffer."
(message "Using haskell-simple-indent version %s"
;; Partly stolen from `indent-relative' in indent.el:
(defun haskell-simple-indent ()
"Space out to under next visible indent point.
Indent points are positions of non-whitespace following whitespace in
lines preceeding point. A position is visible if it is to the left of
the first non-whitespace of every nonblank line between the position and
the current line. If there is no visible indent point beyond the current
column, `tab-to-tab-stop' is done instead."
(let* ((start-column (current-column))
(invisible-from nil) ; `nil' means infinity here
(while (progn (beginning-of-line)
(if (not (looking-at "[ \t]*\n"))
(let ((this-indentation (current-indentation)))
(if (or (not invisible-from)
(< this-indentation invisible-from))
(if (> this-indentation start-column)
(setq invisible-from this-indentation)
;; XEmacs: no `line-beginning-position' in < 21.5
(let ((end (point-at-bol 2)))
;; Is start-column inside a tab on this line?
(if (> (current-column) start-column)
(or (looking-at "[ \t]")
(skip-chars-forward "^ \t" end))
(skip-chars-forward " \t" end)
(let ((col (current-column)))
(if (or (= (point) end)
(> col invisible-from)))
(let ((opoint (point-marker)))
(if (> opoint (point))
(set-marker opoint nil))
;; The main functions.
(defun turn-on-haskell-simple-indent ()
"Set `indent-line-function' to a simple indentation function.
TAB will now move the cursor to the next indent point in the previous
nonblank line. An indent point is a non-whitespace character following
Use `haskell-simple-indent-version' to find out what version this is."
(set (make-local-variable 'haskell-simple-indent-old) indent-line-function)
(set (make-local-variable 'indent-line-function) 'haskell-simple-indent)
(defun turn-off-haskell-simple-indent ()
"Return `indent-line-function' to original value.
I.e. the value before `turn-on-haskell-simple-indent' was called."
(when (local-variable-p 'haskell-simple-indent-old)
(setq indent-line-function haskell-simple-indent-old)
;; Provide ourselves:
;;; haskell-simple-indent.el ends here