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Re: dabbrev-expand should know about current buffer/filenames too


From: Eric Marsden
Subject: Re: dabbrev-expand should know about current buffer/filenames too
Date: 22 Jan 2001 13:11:28 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.0808 (Gnus v5.8.8) Emacs/20.6

>>>>> "dj" == Dan Jacobson <address@hidden> writes:

  dj> These days dabbrev-expand looks in other buffers for expansion
  dj> choices, nice. May I suggest that it also look in the list of
  dj> current buffers/filenames by default, as one often needs to
  dj> refer to such names in other files.

try the hippie-expand package, a more powerful implementation of
dabbrev, bundled with Emacs. It includes an expansion function which
does this.

-- 
Eric Marsden                          <URL:http://www.laas.fr/~emarsden/>



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