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bug#1948: confusion and bug in dabbrev.el

From: Alan J Third
Subject: bug#1948: confusion and bug in dabbrev.el
Date: Sat, 09 Jan 2016 23:36:13 +0000
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.5 (darwin)

Peter Tury <address@hidden> writes:

> * type these two lines into a buffer (with double spaces between the words!):
> one  tt
> one  ww
> * then type "on" in the next line and call `dabbrev-expand' two times.
> Your buffer should look like this at the end:
> one  tt
> one  ww
> one tt
> But instead you will get this:
> one  tt
> one tt
> one ww

I'm still getting this weird behaviour in 25.1, but the above doesn't
work exactly for me.

Set dabbrev-eliminate-newlines to "t".


one  tt
one  ww

Then in the next line I have to type:

   ^- space

and M-/ (dabbrev-expand) completes it to:

one ww

Then if I hit M-/ again, point jumps up to the line above and replaces
"ww". Subsequent M-/'s continue to fiddle with the same line.
Alan Third

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