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YA auto completion module (was Re: Learning Emacs)

by stefp (Vicar)
on Oct 19, 2001 at 19:20 UTC ( #120026=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Learning Emacs

I am searching an elisp module I once used. For professional reason I had to use vi and lost track about the said elisp module. It does a special form of autocompletion best explained by example: M-X q-r-r TAB would give M-X query-replace-regexp
Instead of completing on the whole word, it breaks it on the dash and try to complete all the parts so that when reasembled it makes the name of a command. This should not be too difficult to write for someone who is proficient in elisp. I am not. And probably this module is out somewhere on the net. But Where?

-- stefp

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Re: YA auto completion module (was Re: Learning Emacs)
by artist (Parson) on Sep 14, 2002 at 15:38 UTC
    Hi Stefp
    I just came acorss what you were looking for
    Look at M-x partial-completion-mode
    I am using gnu emacs 21.2.1

    Showing art of faster completion,

      Thank you very much. I should have thought it could have made the core and do a C-h a completion to search it. I found that if I use bindings, first I need to remember the binding and eventually I lose the name of the underlying command. With partial completion, I get to remember the underlying command without typing to much.

      -- stefp -- check out TeXmacs wiki

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