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Re: the SPACE filename completion is not working

From: Tim X
Subject: Re: the SPACE filename completion is not working
Date: Wed, 14 Jun 2006 18:07:54 +1000
User-agent: Gnus/5.110004 (No Gnus v0.4) Emacs/22.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Luis A Escobar <> writes:

> I am using GNU Emacs 22.0.501 in a Windows XP environment.
>   I just installed Emacs (but I have used it before).
>  To open a file I key in
>   C-x C-f
> and in the mini-buffer I see  c:/lae/
> Then when I  key in SPACE after the last /, I get a "blank" space rather
> than a filename completion.
>  If I, however,  key in TAB after the last /,  I get a filename completion.
>  How do I enable the SPACE key to work for file completion (I need both TAB
> and SPACE file
>  name completion).
> Thank you for any help
> Best regards, Luis A Escobar
> Louisiana State University

This is a change documented in the NEWS file which comes with emacs 22
and includes (from memory) what to do to get back the old behavior.


tcross (at) rapttech dot com dot au

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