45574Re: command line completion on several lines
- Nov 7, 2006No feedback at all ? Not even a nice "you dumbass, it doesn't even
compile" or a "this is not a feature, this is a bug, moron" ?
> I am a big fan of the zsh feature allowing to navigate in a
> two-dimensional way in matches when completing a command, so I tried
> to code something similar in vim. The patch is here :
> I am a beginner programmer and not at all familiar with the vim code
> so it isn't an elegant piece of code and I didn't understand exactly
> what some of the adjacent parts were supposed to do (what does
> 'showtail' mean ?). I did this little modification mainly to explain
> what I would like to have and hoping someone more able to do it will
> take some time to implement a proper patch.
> The completion is now organized on several lines, which allows to see
> much more possibilities at once when there are many matches. You can
> use the four directional keys to navigate and it wraps at the
> extremities. For the moment, it doesn't show anything if it can't show
> every matches.
> It won't work with multibyte.
> As up and down are now used for navigation, I mapped Shift-Up and
> Shift-Down to enter or leave a directory. Tab, Shift-Tab, Ctrl-P,
> Ctrl-N continue to work the same way.
> Any feedback appreciated, of course ...
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