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Re: A question about GTK file selection dialog and `use-dialog-box'

From: Danilo Segan
Subject: Re: A question about GTK file selection dialog and `use-dialog-box'
Date: Thu, 27 Nov 2003 17:17:16 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.1002 (Gnus v5.10.2) Emacs/21.3.50 (gnu/linux)

Peter S Galbraith <address@hidden> написа:
> It would be great if the GTK file selector's minibuffer area acted like
> the minibuffer (history and completion).  If not, then consider
> providing a way to disable the file selector without disabling
> `y-or-n-p' and `yes-or-no-p' pop-ups.

Uhm, GTK file selector provides TAB completion since the beginning of
time (or at least for four years).

You just type the few starting letters and press TAB: if it completes
to a directory name, it will enter it (then use "..[TAB]" to go one
level back if you need it), and if it completes to several file
names, it will filter them in the right side of the dialog.

Perhaps you're using some modified file selector dialog, instead of
the original one (Ximian and others have modified it in their


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