[ESS] feature request : completion of available packages name
Charles C. Berry
ccberry @end|ng |rom uc@d@edu
Wed Jan 4 00:18:26 CET 2017
On Tue, 3 Jan 2017, Martin Maechler wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 3, 2017 at 6:30 PM, Samuel BARRETO
> <samuel.barreto8 using gmail.com> wrote:
>> Do you think it would be difficult to add some kind of completion backend
>> to complete the package names when typing `library(` ?
> More seriously: We do something like that already in ESS for quite a
> while now.... but I don't recall the details.
I suspect Martin knows this, but ...
C-c C-e C-l
With `ido' enabled, it puts a list in the minibuffer where fuzzy matching
will narrow it down to the package one wants. Hitting TAB will
display all the package names that fuzzily match in a completion buffer.
Thanks for reminding me of the nifty feature!
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