Completion list suggestion

Erlend Hamberg ehamberg at
Wed May 6 23:37:01 UTC 2009

On Thursday 7. May 2009 00.33.47 David Nolden wrote:
> In general I do like the idea. The only problem is that exactly this same
> mechanism is already now used to switch from simple "automatic" completion
> mode into full "user-invoked" completion mode within kdevelop.
> This means that when there is a simple completion, and the user presses
> CTRL+Space, he sees more.

Ah, ok. Didn't know it worked like that.

> Now one could of course implement that when he presses _again_, the next
> item in the list is selected. That should be pretty easy to implement
> within katecompletionwidget.cpp and kateviewinternal.cpp.
> It should then probably be like this: When the current completion is not
> yet an user-invoked completion, do the same thing we do now.
> When it already is a user-invoked completion, move to the next item instead
> of starting it again.

That sounds like a good idea.

Needless to say, I would be really happy if this was done. :)

Erlend Hamberg
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