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Re: Dismissing a completion buffer?

From: WalterGR
Subject: Re: Dismissing a completion buffer?
Date: Tue, 13 Jan 2009 08:55:19 -0800 (PST)
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On Jan 13, 8:43 am, "Drew Adams" <address@hidden> wrote:
> > When a completion buffer pops up, e.g. M-x o, enter something, hit
> > tab... how do I dismiss that buffer?  Ctrl-g (cancel) seems to have no
> > effect; Ctrl-x k doesn't do the right thing; and hitting Esc doesn't
> > have the desired effect.
> I assume that you have `pop-up-frames' = t or something similar - something 
> that
> causes buffer *Completions* to appear in its own frame.


> In vanilla Emacs, `C-g' does nothing to remove this frame, as you say.
> Icicles does not have this 
> problem:

(I'm fairly new to Emacs and still hazy on the interaction between
pieces and parts...)

The completion buffer I'm concerned about is created while using SLIME
to edit Lisp code / interact with a Lisp REPL.  Is my understanding
correct that Icicles works with any completion buffer?  (My assumption
here is that buffers named "*Completions*" are some specific Emacs
"thing" that code can interact with, which obviously may be

> >
> > mentions completion-popup-frame-dismiss and some key bindings.  The
> > key bindings don't seems to work on my installation.
> Perhaps Toby Cubitt (author of Predictive) can help with that.

I just realized those were the docs for some specific thing called
"Predictive," not Emacs predictive completion in general.  So they're
not relevant for what I'm trying to do.



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