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Re: dabbrev-hover.el v. 0.1


From: D. Goel
Subject: Re: dabbrev-hover.el v. 0.1
Date: Mon, 24 May 2004 14:35:27 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.1002 (Gnus v5.10.2) Emacs/21.2 (gnu/linux)

Oops, I just see that there's lots of good advice in this thread in
response to dabbrev-hover 0.1.  I missed it before posting
dabbrev-hover 0.2dev.  Apologies.  Traveling right now and during next
few weeks, but will incorporate all the fine advice when I get back.
Thanks to everyone.

Vagn Johansen <address@hidden> writes:

> Hi
>
> When I tried your dabbrev-hover code I had complety forgotten that Emacs
> 21.3 does not support tooltips on MS Windows. I got it "working" by
> replacing the two calls to tooltip-show to vj-tooltip-show:
>
>     (defun vj-tooltip-show (str)
>         (interactive)
>         (setq header-line-format (replace-regexp-in-string "\n" ", " str))) 
>
> Maybe you could detect if tooltip is possible and the fallback to my
> function.  It would be nice with some cleanup so that header-line-format
> is set to "" when there are no dynamic expansions possible.
>
> Is it suppossed to show only one suggestion? I would like to use
> dabbrev-expand with a prefix argument. This would make the mode even
> better.
>
> I also think i would prefer if it did not fiddle with the RET keybinding
> (customizable?).
>
> -- 
> Vagn Johansen



DG                                 http://gnufans.net/
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