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Re: Ignoring entries starting with space

From: Lennart Borgman
Subject: Re: Ignoring entries starting with space
Date: Fri, 26 Jun 2009 01:03:43 +0200

On Fri, Jun 26, 2009 at 12:57 AM, Stefan
Monnier<address@hidden> wrote:
>> So maybe a configurable key like C-RET, M-RET or S-RET could exit the
>> minibuffer without adding the minibuffer contents to the history
>> as an alternative to the leading space if typing a space character
>> poses a problem with completion or with file names.
> That would inded make more sense to me.  Maybe even a separate command
> that wouldn't exit but just set a local var that would then cause the
> next exit to refrain from recording the data in the history (that
> command could even instead just provide a way to switch to some other
> history var, so you could throw stuff away by selecting a dummy history
> var, but you could also choose some other history var if you so wanted).

And that command could also be a toggle which informed the user about
the state (ie that the input would not (or would) be saved in the
history list).

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