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Indents the selected block of lines using tabs or spaces.


  • Indents or unindents the selected block of lines.
  • Tab characters (hard tabs) or spaces can be used to fill the indents.
  • If no selection is found, selects and indents the current line [new].
  • Ability to apply multiple indents (repeat indent).
  • Plugin options can be accessed using the drop-down menu on the Actions Bar or the "Indent" option on the right click menu.


  • To indent a block of lines using tab characters: select the lines to indent, right click and select "Indent | Increase indent (use tabs)".
  • To indent the selected block of lines 5 times: select "Repeat Indent" from the drop-down menu (or the "Indent" right click menu), enter 5 and click the "OK" button.
  • To decrease the indent 3 times: select "Repeat Indent," enter -3 and click the "OK" button.


  • HTML-Kit Build 292 has built-in support for indenting using space characters. The "Edit | Increase Indent" / "Edit | Decrease Indent" main menu options or Tab / Shift+Tab keys can be used to indent/unindent the selected block of lines. This plugin adds options for multiplying indents and indenting using tabs or spaces.
• Automated Installation:   (What's This?)To install, enter hkblockindent in the Updates tab. Updates tab on the Actions Bar  • Manual Installation:
HTML-Kit Build 292
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 Commonly Asked Questions

How do I install hkBlockIndent?

  • Download the "hkBlockIndent" plugin and save it to a folder of your choice (for example, c:\webfiles\). It's not necessary to manually extract the *.zip file, HTML-Kit will expand it to the proper folder during the installation.
  •  Install Plugin
    Select "Install | Install Plugin" from HTML-Kit's "Tools" menu. Point to the downloaded *.zip file and click "Open."
  • If any additional prompts appear, follow them to complete the installation.

How do I run it?

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hkBlockIndent's icon will appear on the "Document" tab on HTML-Kit's Actions Bar. It can also be invoked from the "Actions | Document" sub menu.

Which programming language was used to write it?

hkBlockIndent was written in hkScript. More plugins written in hkScript can be found on the Plugins page.

Whats' the quickest way to uninstall hkBlockIndent?

Right click the hkBlockIndent icon on the Actions Bar and select "Uninstall." Alternatively, the "Tools | Install | Uninstall Plugins" menu option in HTML-Kit can be used to uninstall this and other plugins.

Do I need the exact versions of software listed under the Requirements?

The versions listed are the minimum versions required by this plugin. For example, a plugin that requires HTML-Kit Build 290 will run on HTML-Kit Build 292 as well.

What's the best way to check which version of HTML-Kit I'm using?

The build number can be found on the "About" dialog, which is located on HTML-Kit's "Help" menu.
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