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Re: BIKESHED: completion faces

From: Juri Linkov
Subject: Re: BIKESHED: completion faces
Date: Fri, 08 Nov 2019 00:40:05 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/27.0.50 (x86_64-pc-linux-gnu)

>> This screenshot demonstrates different completion styles:
>> https://www.chromestory.com/2018/05/omnibox-redesign/
>> where "time" in the link from bookmark/history
>> is highlighted in bold for flex completion style,
>> but "time" in search results for prefix completion style
>> is not highlighted.  Instead it highlights the remaining part
>> to help the user to continue typing the highlighted characters.
> IMO and IME, this UI is optimized for clicking on the match you fancy,
> not for continuing typing.

The matches highlighted in the links from the history/bookmarks
using flex completion style are intended for clicking, indeed.
But the search results with the highlighted first difference
and remaining string are intended for help in continuing typing
to narrow the search results.

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