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Re: find-file tab completion misses a file

From: Glenn Morris
Subject: Re: find-file tab completion misses a file
Date: Wed, 02 Jun 2004 12:25:21 +0100
User-agent: Gnus (www.gnus.org), GNU Emacs (www.gnu.org/software/emacs/)

josh buhl wrote:

> In an arbitrary directory, for example in /tmp , I have a file named
> iptraffic.log and a directory called iptrafvol. In emacs I type C-x
> C-f to try to load iptraffic.log and type "/tmp/ip<tab>" where <tab>
> means the tab key. Then tab completion completes to the
> "/tmp/iptrafvol/" directory and ignores the iptraffic.log file.

This is because completion-ignored-extensions (see "Completion
Options" section of the Emacs manual) contains ".log". This has been
removed in the CVS. You can use 

(setq completion-ignored-extensions
      (delete ".log" completion-ignored-extensions))

in your .emacs for the same effect.

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