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Re: eshell: Support old-style completion and cycling completion?

From: Kai Großjohann
Subject: Re: eshell: Support old-style completion and cycling completion?
Date: Mon, 17 Feb 2003 08:17:54 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.090016 (Oort Gnus v0.16) Emacs/21.3.50

Galen Boyer <> writes:

> On Sun, 16 Feb 2003, wrote:
>> Hm.  Thinking some more, it's possible that a behavior that I would
>> like is this:
>> If there is a common prefix for all completions, insert that.  If
>> there is more than one possible completion, beep.  After the next
>> TAB, show all possible completions.  After the next TAB, complete to
>> the first completion.  So it's a kind of a hybrid between old-style
>> and cycling style.
> The tab following the first completion buffer scrolls that completion
> buffer.  How should the user retain that functionality?

Good point.  I hadn't thought about that.  Well, C-M-v can be used
for scrolling.  Or TAB scrolls until it arrives at the end and then
starts cycling.  Probably depends on taste.

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