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Re: switch-to-EXISTING-buffer


From: Ivan
Subject: Re: switch-to-EXISTING-buffer
Date: Thu, 8 Jan 2009 04:02:45 -0800 (PST)
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On 7 Jan, 18:38, "B. T. Raven" <address@hidden> wrote:
> Ivan wrote:
> > On 7 Jan, 11:29, "Xavier" <address@hidden> wrote:
> >> Le Mercredi 07 janvier 2009 à 10:33, Ivan <address@hidden> a écrit :
>
> >>> switch-to-buffer will on a unknown buffer create a new buffer. But for
> >>> my use I usually want an existing buffer. It would save me time and
> >>> frustration to make a simple enter try to autocomplete the rest of the
> >>> buffer name.
> >>> Does such a functionality exist?
> >> Wouldn't ido-mode be what you are looking for ?
> >> --
> >> Xavier
>
> > The ido-mode is exactly what I am looking for, thank you very much!
>
> Running Custom on iswitchb put this in my .emacs:
>
>   '(iswitchb-mode t nil (iswitchb))
>
> This may be even closer to what you want if you find that ido-mode has
> other side effects. Iswitchb-mode changes the behavior of C-x b so that
> a list of all buffers (or a customized subset) appears in the
> minibuffer. Keystokes incrementally move buffer names to the head of the
> list so that you need only to start typing the buffer name and then
> press Return when the desired buffer heads the list; no need even to
> reach for the Tab key.
>
> Ed

Yes, iswitchb-mode also does what I want, ill have to se which one i
prefer. What a luxury :)


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