[TxMt] Autocompletion

Teifion Jordan sarkalian at gmail.com
Wed Jun 4 11:13:44 UTC 2008

Thanks Hans, that's awesome.

One problem, where can I find DIALOG2? I looked at the bundles  
directory but have no idea where else would be smart to look.


On 4 Jun 2008, at 12:03, Hans-Joerg Bibiko wrote:

> On 4 Jun 2008, at 12:44, Teifion Jordan wrote:
>> Lets assume I am editing a PHP document and type "s", the bundle  
>> (or even better, TM2 ;)) looks up a list of function names and then  
>> outputs after the s, the first keyword in the list that starts with  
>> "s". However, that extra text is left as selected, if the user  
>> continues to type then they will overwrite the text (and it will  
>> alter it's guess accordingly) but if the user hits the relevant  
>> key, it leaves the selected text in place and puts the caret (I  
>> think that's the name) at the end of the word.
>> If it's not possible in a bundle, is there any chance of seeing  
>> something like it in TM2?
> This is also possible with TM 1.x
> You have to install DIALOG2 ('only' source code available; you have  
> to compile it) and you have to look for the latest bundle versions  
> whether the author(s) wrote a routine to support DIALOG2.
> tm_dialog2 provides such a functionality 'ExtendedPopUp'. You type  
> 's' press the the key for auto-complete. A popup window appears with  
> all suggestions beginning with 's'. But you type further to narrow  
> down the list.
> --Hans
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