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RE: Special abbrev list?

From: Drew Adams
Subject: RE: Special abbrev list?
Date: Mon, 7 Jan 2008 10:06:32 -0800

> I am using Emacs to write with a lot of text looking like this :
> Parent
> Parent:Child
> Parent:Child:SubChild
> Parent:SecondChild:SecondSubChild
> NewParent:Child
> And would like to use the abbrev command to complete the text when I am
> writing it. I have been able to use it word for word but I want to
> complete the string as above... So for example writing and completing
> could look like this:
> Parent:Chi -> Parent:Child -> Parent:Child:SubChild
> Any ideas or tips on what I should look up?

Not sure this responds to what you're asking, but in case it does, HTH:

In Icicles, you can use Icicles apropos completion with `C-M-/'
(`dabbrev-completion'). You can match a substring or other regexp.

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