> command. To indent five lines,
5``>``>. To mark a block of lines and indent it,
V``j``j``> to indent three lines (Vim only). To indent a curly-braces block, put your cursor on one of the curly braces and use
>``% or from anywhere inside block use
If you’re copying blocks of text around and need to align the indent of a block in its new location, use
]``p instead of just
p. This aligns the pasted block with the surrounding text.
shiftwidth setting allows you to control how many spaces to indent.