Commit 09b95ce3 authored by Masatake YAMATO's avatar Masatake YAMATO Committed by Lars Ingebrigtsen
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Make `C-M-f' and friends work better when prompting for file names

* minibuffer.el (minibuffer-local-filename-syntax): New variable
to allow `C-M-f' and `C-M-b' to move to the nearest path
parent 4b63a9ca
......@@ -44,6 +44,9 @@ prompts for a column number.
** `mouse-avoidance-banish-position' can now be used to customize
`mouse-avoidance-mode' further.
** `C-M-f' and `C-M-b' will now move to the path name separator
character when doing minibuffer filename prompts.
* Changes in Specialized Modes and Packages in Emacs 24.2
2012-04-13 Masatake YAMATO <>
* minibuffer.el (minibuffer-local-filename-syntax): New variable
to allow `C-M-f' and `C-M-b' to move to the nearest path
separator (bug#9511).
2012-04-13 Lars Ingebrigtsen <>
* avoid.el: Require cl when compiling. And also move the
......@@ -2045,6 +2045,21 @@ and `read-file-name-function'."
(funcall (or read-file-name-function #'read-file-name-default)
prompt dir default-filename mustmatch initial predicate))
(defvar minibuffer-local-filename-syntax
(let ((table (make-syntax-table))
(punctuation (car (string-to-syntax "."))))
;; Convert all punctuation entries to symbol.
(map-char-table (lambda (c syntax)
(when (eq (car syntax) punctuation)
(modify-syntax-entry c "_" table)))
(lambda (c)
(modify-syntax-entry c "." table))
'(?/ ?: ?\\))
"Syntax table to be used in minibuffer for reading file name.")
;; minibuffer-completing-file-name is a variable used internally in minibuf.c
;; to determine whether to use minibuffer-local-filename-completion-map or
;; minibuffer-local-completion-map. It shouldn't be exported to Elisp.
......@@ -2113,7 +2128,8 @@ See `read-file-name' for the meaning of the arguments."
(lambda ()
(window-buffer (minibuffer-selected-window))
(read-file-name--defaults dir initial)))))
(read-file-name--defaults dir initial))))
(set-syntax-table minibuffer-local-filename-syntax))
(completing-read prompt 'read-file-name-internal
pred mustmatch insdef
'file-name-history default-filename)))
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