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Re: Disabling imenu default of thing-at-point

From: Noam Postavsky
Subject: Re: Disabling imenu default of thing-at-point
Date: Mon, 24 Jul 2017 13:43:30 -0400

On Mon, Jul 24, 2017 at 1:39 PM, Drew Adams <address@hidden> wrote:
>> imenu currently uses (thing-at-point 'symbol) to offer a default in
>> completing read. It's very helpful when symbol at point is one of the
>> options, but not really useful when not. It's particularly inconvenient
>> when using ido for completing read (e.g., with ido-ubiquitous), since it
>> makes M-x imenu RET not do anything instead of jumping to the first
>> option.
> Sounds like Ido (or Ido Ubiquitous) needs to be fixed.  There
> should not be a problem with providing a default value, even
> when that default value might not always be helpful.

You can press C-j instead of RET at an ido to prompt to return only
what you've explicitly typed (i.e., without any completion to default

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