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Re: ECB question...


From: Javier Oviedo
Subject: Re: ECB question...
Date: Thu, 29 Apr 2004 09:53:41 -0400

Okay. I have noticed the same behavior in other cases. I will try to get an
easily reproducible test case...at least one that happens in my
configuration/environment.

Thanks!

-- 
Javier


"Klaus Berndl" <address@hidden> wrote in message
news:address@hidden
> On Wed, 28 Apr 2004, Javier Oviedo wrote:
>
> >  Hello all. I'm using the latest version of ECB. It is a pretty amazing
> >  tool. I have, however, stumbled upon my first annoying
problem/side-effect.
> >
> >  Sometimes, when trying to use the completion buffer to finish a command
> >  when I'm typing using M-x "some-command", the completion buffer is
opened
> >  in one of the ecb windows. I find this rather annoying. The normal
> >  behavior(assuming one is not using ECB) is for it to split the current
> >  window. In the case of ECB, I'd like the window splitting(from
completions
> >  or for whatever else) to ignore the ecb windows and only split/change
the
> >  main edit window. How can I accomplish this?
> >
> >  I hope that I have been clear. :-) Thanks in advance.
>
> First of all i should mention that all problem-reports should go to the
> ECB-mailing list because ECB is not contained in the standard-distribution
of
> GNU Emacs (but maybe this would be not a bad idea ;-).
>
> Well, back to your problem:
>
> Please send a full bug-report with the command `ecb-submit-problem-report'
to
> the ECB-mailing-list.
>
> In addition it would be fine if you could track down a situation which
> reproduces the problem with a high percentage-rate, ie. a situation where
the
> problem either always or at least very often occurs - so i can reproduce
it
> with my environment.
>
> Background: ECB-layout-engine should never use an ECB-window for
displaying a
> completion and for me it never does (and the last problem-report
containing
> such a problem arrives about one year ago!). But maybe with your
environment
> you have detected a new situation which ECB takes not into account. But in
> general the adviced `display-buffer' of ECB is made to behave as if your
frame
> does not contain ECB-windows so it should give you the feeling as if the
> edit-windows of the edit-area are the only windows of the frame. And until
> your bug-report it gaves this feeling ;-)
>
> Ciao,
> Klaus
>
> -- 
> Klaus Berndl mailto: address@hidden
> sd&m AG http://www.sdm.de
> software design & management
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