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Re: Help: using spaces when I save a new file (C-w)


From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Help: using spaces when I save a new file (C-w)
Date: Sat, 17 Mar 2012 20:35:37 +0200

> From: Jiehong Ma <address@hidden>
> Date: Sat, 17 Mar 2012 18:04:01 +0100
> 
> I have been using GNU/Emacs for a few months now and I'm still annoyed by a
> little thing: each time I want to save the buffer in a new file, I hit C-w
> but I can't use spaces in the file name since the mini-buffer tries to
> complete my name (as TAB does too). However, spaces in filenames are quite
> common for me and now most of filesystems deal well with spaces in filename.
> 
> Is there any way to get that working?

Yes: upgrade to a newer Emacs version.  This was fixed in Emacs 22.1,
which was released in June 2007.

If you are already using a newer version, you must have something in
your .emacs that disables this feature.



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