In my .vimrc file I have listchars set to showing tabs and trailing spaces.
How do I change my settings for the file I currently have open to stop showing the tabs?
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listchars is a global setting, so it is not possible to configure it per-window.
It is possible however to turn on and off
setlocal list and
listchars is a global or local-to-window setting. So to configure it per window you merely need to use