Commit 5e41b5a3 authored by Richard M. Stallman's avatar Richard M. Stallman
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(Intro to Minibuffers): Replace list of local maps

with xrefs and better explanation.
(Completion Commands): Add the filename completion maps.
parent c90475c9
......@@ -85,25 +85,12 @@ permit or forbid recursive minibuffers by setting the variable
@code{enable-recursive-minibuffers} or by putting properties of that
name on command symbols (@pxref{Recursive Mini}).
Like other buffers, a minibuffer may use any of several local keymaps
(@pxref{Keymaps}); these contain various exit commands and in some cases
completion commands (@pxref{Completion}).
@itemize @bullet
@item
@code{minibuffer-local-map} is for ordinary input (no completion).
@item
@code{minibuffer-local-ns-map} is similar, except that @key{SPC} exits
just like @key{RET}.
@item
@code{minibuffer-local-completion-map} is for permissive completion.
@item
@code{minibuffer-local-must-match-map} is for strict completion and
for cautious completion.
@end itemize
Like other buffers, a minibuffer use a local keymap
(@pxref{Keymaps}) to specify special key bindings. The function that
invokes the minibuffer also sets up its local map according to the job
to be done. @xref{Text from Minibuffer}, for the non-completion
minibuffer local maps. @xref{Completion Commands}, for the minibuffer
local maps for completion.
When Emacs is running in batch mode, any request to read from the
minibuffer actually reads a line from the standard input descriptor that
......@@ -1034,6 +1021,16 @@ bindings:
with other characters bound as in @code{minibuffer-local-map}.
@end defvar
@defvar minibuffer-local-filename-completion-map
This is like @code{minibuffer-local-completion-map}
except that it does not bind @key{SPC}.
@end defvar
@defvar minibuffer-local-must-match-filename-map
This is like @code{minibuffer-local-must-match-map}
except that it does not bind @key{SPC}.
@end defvar
@node High-Level Completion
@subsection High-Level Completion Functions
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