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From: Kyle Meyer <kyle@kyleam.com>
To: Raoul Comninos <revrari@mweb.co.za>
Cc: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: Sole Completion bug?
Date: Mon, 15 Feb 2021 22:45:05 -0500	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <877dn8oev2.fsf@kyleam.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <875z2taif4.fsf@mweb.co.za>

Raoul Comninos writes:

> Kyle Meyer <kyle@kyleam.com> writes:
>> Hmm, isn't this just following the built-in completing-read's behavior?
>>   (completing-read
>>    "Prompt: "
>>    (list "Chris Bell"
>>          "Phone Chris Bell"
>>          "Meeting with Chris Bell"))
>>   ;; `C<tab>` => Chris Bell -> `<tab>` => Chris Bell [Sole completion]
> You may be right. To find all entries with "Chris Bell" I need to add an
> asterisk before "Chris" as in "*Chris". So the search is based on
> wildcards not regex.

Yeah, I think that's the "*" from the partial-completion style in

  (info "(emacs)Completion Styles")

> Any idea how I may change this behaviour to search
> by regex?

I'm not aware of a built-in completion style that offers that, but I
haven't used built-in completion for years.  Ivy and, if I recall
correctly, Helm support regexps.  I'd guess other third-party frameworks
do too.

  reply	other threads:[~2021-02-16  3:45 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-02-13  5:28 Sole Completion bug? Raoul Comninos
2021-02-15  4:06 ` Kyle Meyer
2021-02-15  7:39   ` Raoul Comninos
2021-02-16  3:45     ` Kyle Meyer [this message]
2021-02-16  6:58       ` Raoul Comninos

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