It’s really annoying when Visual Studio shows you this:
But github or vim shows you the same file like this:
If you use the “show whitespace” Visual Studio chord
you’ll see that visual studio inserts tabs instead of spaces by
default for newline indent:
Visual Studio displays tabs as having the same width as four spaces. But if you’re collaborating with someone working in another text editor like vim, your automatically-inserted tabs will appear larger than four spaces.
Here’s how to make visual studio insert spaces instead of tabs on newline indents:
Tools->Options->Text Editor->All Languages->Tabs: