[BangPypers] Autocompletion in emacs

Biju Chacko botsie at nixcartel.org
Fri May 23 14:21:59 CEST 2008

Pradeep Gowda wrote:
> On 23-May-08, at 8:07 AM, Nishith Nand wrote:
>> I am a python beginner. I found the auto completion feature that IDEs 
>> like SPE provide, wherein when you type, for example, "gtk.", it shows 
>> you the list of available function calls in a dropdown box, pretty 
>> useful. Especially when the function description is also shown as a 
>> tooltip. So, I was looking for something like that in emacs.
>> */Anand Balachandran Pillai <abpillai at gmail.com 
>> <mailto:abpillai at gmail.com>>/* wrote:
>>     Isn't M-x dabbrev-expand good enough ?
> I think he wants to have "Intellisense" as in visual studio/eclipse etc.,
> I have not had much use for intellisense so far (python shell with help, 
> __doc__ and dir() have been sufficient).
> my attempt at using rope emacs, pymacs has not worked. Will give it a 
> shot again.

Use Omnicomplete in vim -- works very well.

-- b

More information about the BangPypers mailing list