Tab Stops - SQL Server Managment Studio

Here's how to configure SQL Server Management Studio to use spaces instead of TAB (ASCII 9) in the text editor.

(1) Within SSMS, navigate to Tools menu > Options. The Options dialog will appear.

(2) In the Options dialog, navigate to Text Editor > All Languages > Tabs.

(3) In the Tab frame, specify the Tab size and Indent size fields, and select the Insert spaces option.