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Re: Backward completions

From: Juri Linkov
Subject: Re: Backward completions
Date: Wed, 18 Nov 2009 21:02:12 +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'
>> I wish you wouldn't do that - just a wish. <backtab> is essentially S-TAB. I
>> would prefer that Emacs leave TAB combinations alone, so that users and
>> libraries can make use of them without stepping on standard bindings.
> This is used extensively in org-mode.

For minibuffer completions?

>> FWIW, C-v and M-v make more sense (yes, in the minibuffer too) for scrolling
>> completions than do TAB and <backtab>.
> Page Up/Down?

<PgUp> and M-v are bound to `switch-to-completions', so they can't be used
for scrolling.

Juri Linkov

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