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Re: updating buffer window while accepting minibuffer input


From: Michael Heerdegen
Subject: Re: updating buffer window while accepting minibuffer input
Date: Thu, 17 Jul 2014 04:43:32 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.3.92 (gnu/linux)

Drew Adams <address@hidden> writes:

> > In Icicles' search, use the normal candidate exclusion mechanism.
>
> Which means:
>
> 1. Type a pattern to match whatever subset of the current
>    set of candidates you want to remove (exclude, subtract).
>
> 2. Then use `C-~' to remove them.
>
> See "Chip Away the Non-Elephant" in the Icicles doc:
> http://www.emacswiki.org//Icicles_-_Nutshell_View#ChippingAway

Thanks for elaborating, Drew.


Let me add: the poor man's version of this - or of doing this similarly
with helm - without using external packages could be reached with M-x
occur combined with M-x hide-lines.  Doesn't offer all the features that
come with these packages, but does the job.

Michael.




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