[wingide-users] Hippie expansion?

Robert Leftwich rtl at pobox.com
Mon Jun 27 18:53:52 EDT 2005


Ken Kinder wrote:
> Wingware Support wrote:
> 
>> We don't have it, but I like it.  I can't tell if it's using some sort 
>> of most recently used or most commonly used ranking to decide which to 
>> insert, or just the first matching string.  Seems like the latter, or?

Emacs (and others) work backwards from the cursor location on the assumption 
that you're more likely to want some text you've typed recently, although vi 
supports both directions IIRC.

>>
>> Also, if it's wrong, you just use undo or delete right?

Yes.

>>  
>>
> If scientilla supports it, it would be nice if it even printed what it 
> was going to complete in light grey. I haven't used Eclipse much, so I'm 
> not sure what it does about that, but I think I've seen that somewhere 
> and I liked it.

I haven't seen that (or at least haven't noticed it) but it sounds good.

Robert



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