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Re: Interactive guide for new users

From: Stephen Leake
Subject: Re: Interactive guide for new users
Date: Tue, 15 Sep 2020 05:10:10 -0700
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/27.1 (windows-nt)

Thibaut Verron <thibaut.verron@gmail.com> writes:

> Le lun. 14 sept. 2020 à 00:11, Gregory Heytings via Emacs development
> discussions. <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).

That functionality is apparently provided by counsel, not by ivy.

Presumably counsel also works with icomplete; is that combination
missing anything?

-- Stephe

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