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Re: Ido for saving files or similar?

From: Tassilo Horn
Subject: Re: Ido for saving files or similar?
Date: Tue, 26 Jan 2010 12:19:05 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.1.91 (gnu/linux)

Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> writes:

Hi Stefan,

>> Hey, that's nice.  `minibuffer-force-complete' should be bound in
>> `minibuffer-local-completion-map', right?
> Yes.  I personally bind it to M-TAB.

That's what I did.  Copyist! ;-)

>> Is it normal, that icomplete doesn't show completions for files?
>> Here, it works for the `describe-function', `describe-variable', and
>> for buffer switching, but for not for `find-file' and friends.
> Kind of.  Please report it as a bug.

I'll do.

> In the mean time, you can add read-file-name-internal to
> icomplete-with-completion-tables.

Works perfect.

,----[ C-h v icomplete-with-completion-tables RET ]
| icomplete-with-completion-tables is a variable defined in `icomplete.el'.
| Its value is 
| (read-file-name-internal internal-complete-buffer)
| Documentation:
| Specialized completion tables with which icomplete should operate.
| Icomplete does not operate with any specialized completion tables
| except those on this list.

But why does it complete functions and variables, too?  The last
paragraph seems to contradict this behavior.


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