Michael Brailsford wrote:
>>  I'm new to ruby and vim. Is it possible to ask vim to ident a piece 
>>of ruby code? (...)

> The best way is to include the following in your .vimrc:
> 
> filetype plugin on 		"Turn ftplugins on
> filetype indent on 		"Turn ftindent on

   I'm really new to vim. After I insert those lines and restart vim, 
how can I select a region of text and ask vim to indent it (I don't like 
it to do it automatically)?

   Maur¨─io