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Re: Setting up abbrev

From: wilnerthomas
Subject: Re: Setting up abbrev
Date: Sun, 31 Jul 2022 17:35:28 +0200 (CEST)

Jul 31, 2022, 13:08 by

> * wilnerthomas--- via Users list for the GNU Emacs text editor 
> <> [2022-07-31 15:24]:
>> Have seen discussions about abbrev.  How does it work exactly, and
>> how could I set it up to test it?
> It is very handy and useful to use Emacs feature to abbreviate longer
> phrases and expand them automatically on the fly.
> Best is if you evalute following in Emacs and read it from manual:
> Let us say you have following words: We are the champions⬛ and your
> cursor is there on the end of the word "champions", you could write
> {C-4 C-x a g} and enter into minibuffer: "wechamp" and then any time
> you write "wechamp" and press {C-x '} after "wechamp" it would expand
> to "We are the champions".
Have tried it and works well.  Does it always have to work by pressing {C-x '}.
Was hoping it would work like company-mode, as you type.

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