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Re: ignored files during TAB expansion


From: Juri Linkov
Subject: Re: ignored files during TAB expansion
Date: Fri, 30 Jan 2004 01:46:52 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.1003 (Gnus v5.10.3) Emacs/21.3.50 (gnu/linux)

Barry Margolin <address@hidden> writes:
> In article <address@hidden>,
>  Dan Jacobson <address@hidden> wrote:
>> $ ls -d1 T*
>> Taiwan
>> The Art & Skill of Radio-Telegraphy 3rd edition 4-02.pdf
>> $ emacs -q --no-site-file -nw
>> C-x C-f T TAB
>> We get Taiwan as only choice. The Art & Skill.... is ignored.
>> Probably the "&"
>
> See the variable completion-ignored-extensions.  ".pdf" is in its 
> default setting.

That is why I have in .emacs:

(delete-from-list 'completion-ignored-extensions ".pdf")
(delete-from-list 'completion-ignored-extensions ".dvi")
(delete-from-list 'completion-ignored-extensions ".log")

OK, .log was recently removed from completion-ignored-extensions in
Emacs CVS.  Perhaps, .pdf and .dvi should be removed too, because
these extensions are quite interesting for users.  But more
importantly that they would be removed from dired-omit-extensions
which is constructed from the completion-ignored-extensions list.

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