Commit ec067ec7 authored by Richard M. Stallman's avatar Richard M. Stallman
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(minibuf_conform_representation): New function.

(Ftry_completion): Use it to return multibyte string
if and only if the completion table has a multibyte string.
Convert string to unibyte before displaying it, if default is unibyte.
parent 88817f3b
......@@ -867,6 +867,19 @@ If optional third arg REQUIRE-MATCH is non-nil, only existing buffer names are a
static Lisp_Object
minibuf_conform_representation (string, basis)
Lisp_Object string, basis;
return string;
if (STRING_MULTIBYTE (string))
return Fstring_make_unibyte (string);
return Fstring_make_multibyte (string);
DEFUN ("try-completion", Ftry_completion, Stry_completion, 2, 3, 0,
"Return common substring of all completions of STRING in ALIST.\n\
Each car of each element of ALIST is tested to see if it begins with STRING.\n\
......@@ -1062,7 +1075,7 @@ or the symbol from the obarray.")
don't change the case of what the user typed. */
if (completion_ignore_case && bestmatchsize == XSTRING (string)->size
&& XSTRING (bestmatch)->size > bestmatchsize)
return string;
return minibuf_conform_representation (string, bestmatch);
/* Return t if the supplied string is an exact match (counting case);
it does not require any change to be made. */
......@@ -1821,7 +1834,7 @@ It can find the completion buffer in `standard-output'.")
write_string ("Possible completions are:", -1);
for (tail = completions, i = 0; !NILP (tail); tail = Fcdr (tail), i++)
Lisp_Object tem;
Lisp_Object tem, string;
int length;
Lisp_Object startpos, endpos;
......@@ -1887,15 +1900,22 @@ It can find the completion buffer in `standard-output'.")
Qnil, Vstandard_output);
/* Output this element and update COLUMN. */
/* Output this element.
If necessary, convert it to unibyte first. */
if (CONSP (elt))
Fprinc (Fcar (elt), Qnil);
Fprinc (Fcar (Fcdr (elt)), Qnil);
string = Fcar (elt);
Fprinc (elt, Qnil);
string = elt;
if (NILP (current_buffer->enable_multibyte_characters)
string = Fstring_make_unibyte (string);
Fprinc (string, Qnil);
/* Output the annotation for this element. */
if (CONSP (elt))
Fprinc (Fcar (Fcdr (elt)), Qnil);
/* Update COLUMN for what we have output. */
column += length;
/* If output is to a buffer, recompute COLUMN in a way
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