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Re: Interactive guide for new users

From: E
Subject: Re: Interactive guide for new users
Date: Mon, 14 Sep 2020 23:42:21 +0000

On 9/14/20 7:20 AM, Thibaut Verron wrote:
> Le lun. 14 sept. 2020 à 00:11, Gregory Heytings via Emacs development 
> discussions. <emacs-devel@gnu.org <mailto:emacs-devel@gnu.org>> a écrit :
>     Apart from the vertical presentation (which icomplete will apparently soon
>     have), does ivy have a feature that icomplete does not have?  I can't find
>     one myself, but perhaps I'm missing something.
> Does icomplete support different actions on the completion?
> For example, if I want to insert a file name with completion, I can do C-x 
> C-f 
> (counsel-find-file), use ivy-completion to get the name, then M-o pops a list 
> of actions and tells me to press i to insert the file I selected. For such an 
> action which I do quite rarely, I find it easier than remember how to invoke 
> insert-file-name (including the name of the actual function).

One option is Embark <https://github.com/oantolin/embark>, by the author of 
Icomplete Vertical. It can be used to add alternative actions to completion 
frameworks like Icomplete and Selectrum.

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