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Re: Insufficient documentation on *how* to change SPC behaviour in minib


From: Sivaram Neelakantan
Subject: Re: Insufficient documentation on *how* to change SPC behaviour in minibuffer
Date: Fri, 06 Jul 2007 23:33:00 +0530
User-agent: Gnus/5.110006 (No Gnus v0.6) Emacs/22.1 (windows-nt)

Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:

>> From: Sivaram Neelakantan <address@hidden>
>> User-Mail-Address: address@hidden

[...]

> Thank you for your report.
>
> I added this text to the above entry:
>
>     If you want the old behavior back, put these two key bindings to your
>     ~/.emacs init file:
>
>       (define-key minibuffer-local-filename-completion-map
>                 " " 'minibuffer-complete-word)
>       (define-key minibuffer-local-must-match-filename-map
>                 " " 'minibuffer-complete-word)
>
> Does it give you enough information now?  Did the recipe work for you?

Many thanks.  It does work as suggested with the above code snippet.
As for the documentation, well yes that would make sense.  But would
it be also useful to put it under Emacs-Minibuffer-Completion Commands
section in the info manual?  

Similar to the way, how Emacs recognises sentences (2 spaces vs
1aftera period) and how the manual explains how to switch from one to
the other, I think, there should be a similar explanation in the main
info manual.


 sivaram
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