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Re: Making completion more interactive

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Making completion more interactive
Date: Wed, 10 Dec 2014 22:52:48 +0200

> From: Tom <address@hidden>
> Date: Wed, 10 Dec 2014 20:38:19 +0000 (UTC)
> Modern completion systems usually show completions
> automatically. You just type and the completions are shown. This
> is how it works in various applications, google, etc.
> Currently, the builtin completion uses TAB for three purposes.
> - showing the completion list for the current input
> - completing the common part of the completions
> - scrolling the completion list
> The 2nd and 3rd could keep doing what it does, but in the first
> case TAB could be eliminated, and completions could be shown
> automatically as the user types either immediately or after a
> slight delay when the user stops typing.

Did you try Icomplete mode?

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