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Re: How does M-x completion works

From: Kevin Rodgers
Subject: Re: How does M-x completion works
Date: Tue, 23 Feb 2010 20:44:54 -0700
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Andreas Röhler wrote:
Hibou57 (Yannick Duchêne) wrote:
> > May be I did not choose the good words. I was not talking about CTags, I was > > talking about what you get when you do "M-x [TAB]". I call it "completion", > > but may be this is not the good word.

Completion is the correct term.

Than it's pretty probable it consults the tags-table. You have delete it from 

No.  Compare the Completion node of the Emacs manual with the Tags node:

| Some arguments allow "completion" to enter their value.  This means
| that after you type part of the argument, Emacs can fill in the rest,
| or some of it, based on what you have typed so far.
| ...
|    For example, `M-x' uses the minibuffer to read the name of a
| command, so it provides a list of all Emacs command names for
| completion candidates.

| A "tags table" is a description of how a multi-file program is broken
| up into files.  It lists the names of the component files and the names
| and positions of the functions (or other named subunits) in each file.

Kevin Rodgers
Denver, Colorado, USA

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