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Re: How to get a list of all commands with given prefix?


From: Thorsten Jolitz
Subject: Re: How to get a list of all commands with given prefix?
Date: Wed, 19 Mar 2014 09:23:52 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.3 (gnu/linux)

Alex Bennée <address@hidden> writes:

> Jambunathan K <address@hidden> writes:
>
>> Thorsten Jolitz <address@hidden> writes:
>>
>>> I wonder how I can easily get a list of all interactive commands with a
>>> given prefix 'foo-' in a program (non-interactively)?
>>
>> If you are adventurous you can use the completion mechanism to give the
>> shortlisted candidates for you.  You have to fill in the holes yourself.
>>
>> If you are having very recent Emacs, experiment with
>>
>>    M-x icomplete-mode
>>
> <snip>
>
> There is also a useful helm completion mode called helm-descbinds which
> I often use to find both interactive commands bound to keys in given
> modes. There is also helm-apropos for more general searching through
> defined functions and variables.

Although I just started with it, I find helm really amazing for
interactive use. helm-apropos is great, did not know that, very good
replacement for doing 

,-------------------
| C-h f RET foo- TAB
`-------------------

But I don't seem to have helm-descbinds - is that an extra package?

-- 
cheers,
Thorsten




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