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Re: BIKESHED: completion faces

From: Juri Linkov
Subject: Re: BIKESHED: completion faces
Date: Tue, 29 Oct 2019 23:58:00 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/27.0.50 (x86_64-pc-linux-gnu)

>>>> bold in completions-first-difference helps to immediately see the
>>>> next character to type to narrow completions further.
>>> <mild bikeshedding starts>
>>> Yes, but some questions, Juri:
>>> * wouldn't any other face, say "underline", serve the same purpose?
>> underline is less noticeable than bold, when used on a single character
>> with completions-first-difference in the "basic" completion style.
> I kind of like the underline for first-difference because it is similar
> to the underline used in some toolkit's menus to indicate which
> key-shortcut to use to select this entry.

Key-shortcuts in menus is a good analogy.  So underline for
completions-first-difference, and bold for completions-common-part
would look really nice.

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