Eclipse like Formatting

Go to Tools-> Options-> Editor-> Formatting and uncheck Expand tabs to spaces:

Expand Tabs to Spaces

Ensure you also pick coherent values for "Number of Spaces per indent" and "Tab Size".

Additionally, you can check all the items in the Language combo and make sure they all use the general setting.

Use All Languages Setting

You can also change it in a per-project fashion. Right click on the project icon, select Propertiesand review the Formatting category.

Use project specific options

These menu items remain valid as of NetBeans 8.0.

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