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Re: file-props.el

From: Xiao-Yong Jin
Subject: Re: file-props.el
Date: Sun, 02 Jul 2006 23:12:38 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/23.0.0 (gnu/linux)

Mathias Dahl <address@hidden> writes:

> Magnus Henoch <address@hidden> writes:
>>>     Instead of the comma thing you could do multiple completing-reads until
>>>     the user gives empty input. This way multiple tags could be entered
>>>     with the ability to complete individual tags.
>>> That would be really inconvenient in practical use.  It would be
>>> better to use a single minibuffer call, and define a completion
>>> command that operates on the text since the last comma.
>> That already exists; see `completing-read-multiple' in crm.el.
> Excellent!
> However, I tested the suggestion above (and implemented it), where you
> have to type RET between each tag, and I don't think that is harder to
> use then needing to type a comma (or whatever separator you choose) in
> between each tag.  The only disadvantage I can see really is that you
> do not see all the tags you are about do add at the same time.
> Anyway, I will try `completing-read-multiple' as an option, it seems
> to do what everyone needs.
> /Mathias

I prefer the interface provided by ido.  It can give you the
auto-completion list as soon as you start typing.  In this case, it
could be better if it could automatically complete and start a new
round when I type a comma.


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