[ESS] emacs 24 "woe": file name completion does not work for me
spinuvit at gmail.com
Thu Nov 15 17:47:25 CET 2012
>> Vitalie Spinu <spinuvit at gmail.com>
>> on Thu, 15 Nov 2012 16:58:21 +0100 wrote:
VS> Hi Martin,
VS> (add-hook 'completion-at-point-functions 'comint-filename-completion)
VS> adds it globally.
This seems to not work correctly in some modes. Most notably in
emacs-mode. Local completion (lisp-completion-at-point) does not pass
the ball further on, when the completion is not found. It works in gnus
mail buffer though :)
This is a bug which I see even in today's pre-release. Will send a
>> 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 This function is obsolete since 24.1;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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