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From: Raoul Comninos <revrari@mweb.co.za>
To: Kyle Meyer <kyle@kyleam.com>
Cc: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: Sole Completion bug?
Date: Tue, 16 Feb 2021 08:58:59 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <87mtw4zefg.fsf@mweb.co.za> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <877dn8oev2.fsf@kyleam.com> (message from Kyle Meyer on Mon, 15 Feb 2021 22:45:05 -0500)

Kyle Meyer <kyle@kyleam.com> writes:

> 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
> completion-styles.
>   (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.

Thanks very much.

Kindest regards,
Raoul Comninos

      reply	other threads:[~2021-02-16  6:59 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
2021-02-16  6:58       ` Raoul Comninos [this message]

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