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Re: iswitchb

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: iswitchb
Date: Mon, 12 Mar 2018 13:21:44 +0200
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On March 12, 2018 12:22:58 PM GMT+02:00, Robert Pluim <address@hidden> wrote:
> Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> writes:
> > (superseded by the default use of substring completion in C-x b,
> If that's documented somewhere, I've not been able to find it in the
> docstring for `switch-to-buffer'. etc/NEWS.24 just says:
> *** New completion style `substring'.
> *** Completion of buffer names uses `substring' completion by default.
> without explaining what substring means. It certainly has surprising
> behaviour (with emacs-26):
> src/emacs -Q
> C-x C-f src/xdisp.c
> C-x b di
> C-x b sc TAB => *scratch*
> C-x b di TAB => di [sole completion] ; I expected xdisp.c as well.
> Is the actual behaviour substring-unless-exact-match or something?
> Robert

The completion styles are documented in the Emacs user manual, node
"Completion Styles".

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