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Re: miniaturising the file name displayed.


From: Kai Grossjohann
Subject: Re: miniaturising the file name displayed.
Date: Wed, 30 Jun 2004 15:34:37 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.110003 (No Gnus v0.3) Emacs/21.3.50 (gnu/linux)

Abi <address@hidden> writes:

> In emasc, when I type C-x C-f, the file name completion displays the
> entire path of the directory. Instead I'd like to customize it so that
> it shows only relative to my home directory. how do i do this in
> emacs?

Replacing the home dir with ~ should be done automatically.  Emacs
looks at the environment variable $HOME to do this.

Perhaps you might like ido.el which displays only the last couple of
components of the directory name.

Kai





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