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Re: Backward completions

From: Juri Linkov
Subject: Re: Backward completions
Date: Wed, 18 Nov 2009 21:01:54 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.1.50 (x86_64-pc-linux-gnu)

>> The following patch binds <backtab> to `minibuffer-complete-backward'
>> that is an alias of `minibuffer-complete'.  But maybe code in
>> `minibuffer-complete' is so small, so it could be copied to a new
>> function `minibuffer-complete-backward' (with small modifications)
>> instead of creating an alias?
> I'm not convinced it makes sense for backtab to do completion.
> And we already have M-prior to scroll backward.

Actually I rarely scroll a large list of completions using <TAB> since
it's more convenient to switch to the *Completions* buffer and to use
normal scrolling keys.  So I don't insist on the <backtab> key.

Juri Linkov

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