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Re: autocomplete idiosyncracies

From: Kai Grossjohann
Subject: Re: autocomplete idiosyncracies
Date: Fri, 08 Jun 2007 16:38:56 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.110007 (No Gnus v0.7) Emacs/22.1.50 (gnu/linux)

It may work better to use TAB instead of SPC.


xzqx <address@hidden> writes:

> Has anyone noticed that emacs sometimes behaves differently regarding
> autocomplete? For instance, suppose I have a directory containing the
> following files:
> blah
> blahblah
> blah-blah
> blah-1
> If I C-x C-f and navigate to this directory, then hit space ONCE, I
> see:
> Find file: ~/etest/blah
> If I hit space again, I see:
> Find file: ~/etest/blah-
> If I hit space again, I see that, plus the completions list: blah-1
> and blah-blah. If I'm not thinking, sometimes I forget that files
> called 'blah' and 'blahblah' even could exist.
> Does anyone know if there is a way to tweak this behavior? Many
> websearches have come up empty. Thanks in advance,
> Anne

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