Feature: string filtering for code completion [Patch attached]

David Nolden zwabel at googlemail.com
Thu Jul 15 15:10:07 UTC 2010

2010/7/15 Eduardo Robles Elvira <edulix at gmail.com>:
> I'm glad you people like the idea. I think the key point here would be
> to try to create a way to trigger this new kind of code completion in
> the most user-intuitive possible way. I would say that perhaps adding
> some widgets to let the user change the behavior of the code
> completion as in "Quick open.." would be nice. Perhaps show an action
> button for each kind of completion, and those action buttons should
> use KAcceleratorManager::manage() to get accelerators. That solution
> makes the interface user-intuitive, easy to use with the keyboard, and
> as Milian said, introduce new shortcuts only _while completion list is
> shown_.

I think this feature isn't important enough to have a permanently
visible UI. We already once had additional configuration-buttons at
the bottom of the completion-list (around the KDE 4.0 release I
think), but that looked horrible.

Greetings, David

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