Commit 44829d96 authored by Eli Zaretskii's avatar Eli Zaretskii

(Completion Options): Document the significance of a trailing slash

in elements of completion-ignored-extensions.
parent 58a11372
......@@ -363,6 +363,14 @@ However, if @emph{all} the possible completions end in ``ignored''
strings, then they are not ignored. Ignored extensions do not apply to
lists of completions---those always mention all possible completions.
If an element of the list in @code{completion-ignored-extensions} ends
in a slash @file{/}, it indicates a subdirectory that should be ignored
when completing file names. (Elements of
@code{completion-ignored-extensions} which do not end in a slash are
never considered when a completion candidate is a directory; thus,
completion returns directories whose names end in @file{.elc} even
though there's an element @code{".elc"} in the list.)
@vindex completion-auto-help
Normally, a completion command that cannot determine even one
additional character automatically displays a list of all possible
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