Changing keybinding for autocompletion choice

Esben Mose Hansen kde at
Tue Nov 16 08:49:10 UTC 2010

On Monday 15 November 2010 10:57:24 novo wrote:
> While we're on the topic of autocompletion, it would be nice if there was a
> way to specify a delay after the autocompletion box is shown(or is it there
> already and I just didn't notice it?). I often have the autocompletion
> insert a code i don't want, especially when writing comments when I break
> the line. Most of the time I stop typing when I want to end the line for a
> moment - less than a second, but enough to open the autocompletion box.
> Unfortunately I often hit the time when the autocompletion box just starts
> to render(it's not fully visible yet, but hitting enter selects the text
> from it) and I end up having to take my hands off the keyboard and delete
> the newly inserted text(most of the time it's a text block from my
> snippets). Adding a configurable timeout for autocompletion would solve
> this. I don't remember if I ever had this problem while writing the code,
> but with comments it's almost always happening.

IMHO, the code completion shouldn't be shown at all while doing comments? At 
least, no unless you have something like "@param mypa"

kind regards, Esben

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