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Re: show-all-if-ambiguous in emacs?

From: Jesper Harder
Subject: Re: show-all-if-ambiguous in emacs?
Date: Sat, 10 May 2003 02:24:38 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.1002 (Gnus v5.10.2) Emacs/21.3.50 (gnu/linux)

Jiri Pejchal <address@hidden> writes:

> I like to set the following variable in my ~/.bashrc to `on': 
>  `show-all-if-ambiguous'
> This alters the default behavior of the completion functions. If set to
> `on', words which have more than one possible completion cause the
> matches to be listed immediately instead of ringing the bell. The
> default value is `off'.
> Can I get similar behavior with mini-buffer completion?

Try `M-x ido-mode'.  It doesn't do exactly what you describe, but it's
somewhat similar.

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