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Re: Difficult to get out the completions window

From: Nick Roberts
Subject: Re: Difficult to get out the completions window
Date: Sat, 17 Jun 2006 12:09:04 +1200

 > The binding of ESC ESC ESC to delete-completion-window is local here I 
 > suppose. Binding C-x 0 and C-G to delete-completion-window too would not 
 > be to surprising in my opinion, but instead helpful.

I've not used ESC ESC ESC but I think normal practice is to create new local
bindings rather than override existing global ones.

 > >  > BTW nothing is said in the Emacs manual "(emacs) Completion Commands" 
 > >  > about how to get out of the completion window.
 > >
 > > You need to go back to the minibuffer before typing C-g, but that's the
 > > case for any command which prompts in the minibuffer if you switch
 > > windows, even without completion.
 > >   
 > Yes, but how do you do that from the keyboard?

`C-x o', which is described in the tutorial.

 >                                                (Without using ESC ESC 
 > ESC which is special here, but BTW not mentioned in the manual.)

I the manual size is a problem then I don't think everything should be
mentioned, and this seems a pretty obscure command.

Nick                                           http://www.inet.net.nz/~nickrob

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