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Re: Moving through options with completing read

From: Michael Heerdegen
Subject: Re: Moving through options with completing read
Date: Sat, 13 Aug 2022 01:49:50 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/29.0.50 (gnu/linux)

uzibalqa <> writes:

> No.  I am saying that some argue that TAB cycles through the options,
> but if one goes to try it, it does not work like that.

Does not work like what?  Or not at all?

> But I can do it using the arrow keys.  But the manual does not explain
> that the arrow keys can be used to iterate through the options
> provided by completing-read.

Arrow keys cycle through the history, see
(info "(emacs) Minibuffer History")

The future history depends on the context.  It will not always just be
the list of completion candidates.


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