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Re: Losing minibuffer input

From: Juri Linkov
Subject: Re: Losing minibuffer input
Date: Tue, 18 Nov 2014 23:40:34 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.0.50 (x86_64-pc-linux-gnu)

>> The fix is simple: allow up-down arrow keys to have their usual behavior
>> and only on hitting the beginning/end of the minibuffer move to the next
>> or previous history item, thus making navigation more smooth and continuous.
> Sounds good to me (oddly enough, while I use up/down/left/right
> frequently in normal buffers, it seems that I never use up/down in the
> minibuffer (I use M-p/M-n to go through the history and C-p/C-n for
> in-buffer movement)).

There is another convenience in other programs that we could use.
Most programs allow typing S-RET to insert a newline in their analogue
of the minibuffer.  Even though it might be unavailable on some terminals,
what do you think about adding it for GUI sessions?

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