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Re: [vox] Re: vim word completion



On Sat 22 Jul 06,  9:35 PM, Norm Matloff <matloff@cs.ucdavis.edu> said:
> 
> On Sat, Jul 22, 2006 at 09:47:41PM -0400, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:
>  
> > has anyone else noticed the new vim enhancement when you do ctrl-p or ctrl-n
> > word completion?  wow!!!!
> 
> This is been in vim for a long time, five or six years or more.  I agree
> this is really nice; I use it constantly.
> 
> For those who use other vi clones, I have macros to do the same thing
> at http://heather.cs.ucdavis.edu/~matloff/UnixAndC/Editors/ViIntro.html
> 
> Norm

Norm -- I don't think you've seen what I'm talking about because I'm pretty
sure this is really very new.

When you use control-p and control-n for word completion, you now get a
pop-up menu showing the different choices for completion.  It's an ncurses
based menu widget.

Pete
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