[Openmcl-devel] lost word completion

Joakim Sandgren joakim at joakimsandgren.com
Mon Jun 1 12:36:38 UTC 2009


Thank you Gary,
Ok, please indicate me where and how to use esc-\ and I will try it  
immediately..
SIncerely
Joakim
Le 1 juin 09 à 14:19, Gary Byers a écrit :

>
>
> On Mon, 1 Jun 2009, Joakim Sandgren wrote:
>
>> Hi,The two latest trunks I have are r12148M and r12169M.
>> In r12148M with the button "use option key as meta" back slash has
>> functioned as a word completion. In r12148M without th button use  
>> option key as meta" back slash has been
>> backslash.
>> In r12148M backslash has given backslash with or without "use  
>> option key as
>> meta" in the Apropos, Search File, and Find windows...
>> In r12169 I now have only backslash as backslash, with ot without  
>> "use
>> option key as meta" everywhere.
>> Is this a bug, or have the word completion functionality been moved  
>> to
>> another key?
>>
>
> Word-completion functionality (the Hemlock command "Expand Dynamic
> Abbreviation") has alway been bound to the Hemlock key events "meta-/"
> and "meta-`".  On a French keyboard, it doesn't seem possible to type
> a backquote with a single keystroke, and option-/ is the standard way
> of typing a backslash.
>
> r12169 changed the way that keystrokes in editor and listener windows
> are interpreted when "use option key as meta" is enabled and the
> option key is pressed; if that keystroke would produce a STANDARD-CHAR
> (in the CL sense) in the current keyboard layout, then the character
> is inserted as if "Quoted Insert" (c-q) was in effect; otherwise, a
> Hemlock key event with the meta modifier is generated.  This change is
> intended to make it easier to type STANDARD-CHARs (like #\backslash)
> that may require use of the option key to generate them, but it also
> means that the option key can't be used to set the Hemlock meta
> modifier if it would have caused a STANDARD-CHAR to be generated.
>
> It's always possible to generate a Hemlock key event that has the meta
> modifier set by using the escape (ESC) key as a prefix: typing the
> ESC key followed by any key X is treated just as if you'd typed  
> "meta-X" on a keyboard that had a meta key, so typing "esc-/" in
> an editor or listener window will ordinarily run the "Expand Dynamic
> Abbreviation" (lisp symbol completion) command.
>
>
>
>> Joakim
>> Joakim Sandgren
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>>
>




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