[ESS] emacs 24 "woe": file name completion does not work for me
spinuvit at gmail.com
Thu Nov 15 16:58:21 CET 2012
(add-hook 'completion-at-point-functions 'comint-filename-completion)
adds it globally. If you need it locally just set the 'local argument to
add-hook. Any completion function can be added this way. It's a pretty
>> Martin Maechler <maechler at stat.math.ethz.ch>
>> on Thu, 15 Nov 2012 16:33:46 +0100 wrote:
> I'm sure some emacs gurus (possibly among ESS core!) will be
> able to help quickly,
> and I assume it has affected others, that's why I post here.
> I'm working with Emacs 23 or Emacs 24, depending on the
> computer (OS) I use. I have a habit to use
> comint-dynamic-complete very frequently (and have bound it to
> C-M-Tab and similar keys as this relates to ESS behavior)
> in TODO, README, etc files, and also in *.R (or *.c) files when
> referring to other source files.
> Now, Help about it in Emacs 24 says
>> comint-dynamic-complete is an alias for `completion-at-point'.
>> It is bound to <C-tab>, <C-M-tab>, <f24> TAB, <menu> TAB.
>> This function is obsolete since 24.1;
>> use `completion-at-point' instead.
>> Perform completion on the text around point.
>> The completion method is determined by `completion-at-point-functions'.
> and if I look at the
> it says
>> completion-at-point-functions's value is
> and "of course" that has nothing to do with file name
> completion, and so I should not wonder why file name completion
> has stopped working for me, since I (am / had to start) using
> emacs 24.
> Now this makes using Emacs 24 really a much less pleasant
> experience for me.
> Comments / Hints / Different experiences ?
> Thanks in advance:
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