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Re: SQLi[postgres] mode and passing tabs to psql

From: rwc9u
Subject: Re: SQLi[postgres] mode and passing tabs to psql
Date: Tue, 17 Jun 2008 06:50:06 -0700 (PDT)
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On Jun 17, 4:45 am, Volkan YAZICI <address@hidden> wrote:
> On Jun 16, 9:44 pm, rwc9u <address@hidden> wrote:
> > I'd like to figure a way to harness the completion functionality that
> > the psql client provides, and use that from within the emacs sqli mode
> > for postgres. If I run psql from the bash prompt then when I hit tab
> > twice I get completions for either sql keywords or table names
> > depending on the location of my cursor.
> > When I try to do this from within the sqli mode I can't figure out the
> > way to pass the tabs to the underlying process. I am assuming if I can
> > get this to work then I could write some sort of output filter to
> > provide a completions list.
> > Any ideas or modes to point me at that do something similar.
> Just blind guessing: Did you try "C-q TAB" or "ESC TAB"? ("C-h b"
> might be helpful too.)
> Regards.

C-q TAB does seem to send the TAB to the underlying program, it is
just not echoing back the completion to the buffer. Let me dig more
into configuring the sqli-mode.



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