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From: Samuel Wales <samologist@gmail.com>
To: Ypo <ypuntot@gmail.com>
Cc: Org-mode <emacs-orgmode@gnu.org>
Subject: Re: I can't set dabbrev to respect the writen case
Date: Mon, 16 May 2022 16:43:00 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CAJcAo8vG_jok-cPHTmEcVoUa7tdwQ-FphWKTRZRPVGGdPC-K1g@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAJcAo8sCEjpq+XbA8DqDX+U2UG_Fkm0v0hiURZtuzxoX_RnTKQ@mail.gmail.com>

did you confirm that fancy-dabbrev is not setting a dabbrev setting?

On 5/16/22, Samuel Wales <samologist@gmail.com> wrote:
> by default hippie-expand cycles.  to cycle backward you can undo.  idk
> if it or dabbrev has a menu.
> idk if this is useful but there is at least one menu package and many
> completion packages at seemingly varying levels of interoperability.
> some things have menus built in.  there is some degree of modularity
> in some packages, especially a set of minibuffer completion packages,
> which is not waht you are looking for.  i am confused by the many
> options.  so what i would start with is as an ignoramus [that's me] is
> trying to find an overview of what's out there, dabbrev settings or a
> hook for a menu, he settings, whether anything with a menu incluing a
> menu package is intended to fit modularly into dabbrev, whether
> dabbrev or he fit into some framework [company?] that has or can use a
> menu.  possibly you already tried those things but in cas nobod
> anwers.
> On 5/16/22, Ypo <ypuntot@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Thanks, Samuel
>> I've uninstalled fancy-dabbrev, and it seems to work when I complete
>> using M-/. But, now I don't have candidates to choose the completion.
>> Any advice with this?
>> Best regards,
>> Ypo
>> El 16/05/2022 a las 0:15, Samuel Wales escribió:
>>> i do not use fancy-dabbrev, but i use dabbrev in hippie-expand.  it
>>> seems to do as you want.
>>> it should be possible to run hippie-expand with just dabbrev.  it
>>> might not be exactly the same because he might have its own version of
>>> dabbrev.  which might be what you want in this case.
>>> note that you have control over where dabbrev gets its data.  idk if
>>> that is a feature of vanilla dabbrev.
>>> i do not use any dabbrev settings or any he settings except the main
>>> one for he.  it is set to
>>>        '(try-expand-dabbrev-visible
>>>          try-expand-dabbrev
>>>          try-expand-dabbrev-all-buffers
>>>          try-expand-dabbrev-from-kill
>>>          try-complete-lisp-symbol
>>>          ;;do i want this first?  am i supposed to use another thing to
>>>          ;;complete from that point?
>>>          ;;try-complete-lisp-symbol-partially
>>>          ;;try-expand-whole-kill
>>>          try-complete-file-name-partially
>>>          try-complete-file-name
>>>          hoka-try-complete-with-calc-result)
>>> On 5/14/22, Ypo<ypuntot@gmail.com>  wrote:
>>>> Hi
>>>> I find dabbrev and fancy-dabbrev very useful to typing fast. But there
>>>> is a problem I am not able to solve: When I apply an expansion while
>>>> writing, the case is always that of the expansion, I can't make it to
>>>> respect what I have written. An example:
>>>> — (Typing) "Hel
>>>> — (Offered expansion) "hello"
>>>> — (What I get when accepting the expansion) "hello"
>>>> — (What I wanted) "Hello"
>>>> Best regards,
>>>> Ypo
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  reply	other threads:[~2022-05-16 23:46 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 14+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2022-05-14 19:58 I can't set dabbrev to respect the writen case Ypo
2022-05-14 22:32 ` Juan Manuel Macías
2022-05-15 10:40   ` Ypo
2022-05-15 13:58     ` Juan Manuel Macías
2022-05-15 22:15 ` Samuel Wales
2022-05-16 17:25   ` Ypo
2022-05-16 23:41     ` Samuel Wales
2022-05-16 23:43       ` Samuel Wales [this message]
2022-05-17  6:11         ` Ypo
2022-05-17  0:53     ` Tim Cross
2022-05-17  6:16       ` Ypo
2022-05-17  3:16     ` acdw
2022-05-17  3:52       ` Samuel Wales
2022-05-17 16:59 Ypo

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