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Auto-Complete, also known as auto-complete.el or Auto-Complete Mode, is an Emacs extension that provides context-sensitive completion suggestions

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AUCTeX: Some general macros/command missing from auto-completion/macro insertion

While further trying to set up a Latex environment in emacs I stumbled over a "problem" with macro-completion which I don't understand right now. When writing Latex code the usual way to ...
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Automatic popup of words from the buffer using Corfu and Dabbrev

How can I make Dabbrev and Corfu automatically show a pop-up for the words from my current buffer? For example, if I write "example" somewhere in a document, I would like it pops up ...
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How to disable the buffer with completion options after hiting `tab` in Slime's REPL?

I have been using company for tab completion. It has been great while editing files. Unfortunately, when I am using a buffer with the SLIME's REPL something annoying happens. As I start typing some ...
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Why is auto-complete using capitalized words? Is there a way to change the default of suggestions while in Slime's Buffer?

Recently, I have started using this emacs package: auto-complete. It works and I am enjoying it. I mainly use emacs to work in Common Lisp (SBCL) with Slime. Unfortunately, the first suggestion that ...
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Autocompletion broken after loading certain module

I'm using Emacs (GNU Emacs 26.1 (build 1, x86_64-redhat-linux-gnu, GTK+ Version 3.22.30) of 2019-05-11) on CentOS 8 and want to use autocompletion when coding with python. Emacs.............: 26.1 ...
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Doom Emacs Slowing Down because of Autocomplete

Whenever I start typing a word, Emacs tries to autocomplete it, and it slows down the app a lot. I know the problem is the autocomplete because Emacs works fine normally. Is there a way to remove the ...
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Address autocompletion doesn't work after compiling `elc` files for `mu4e`

After compiling elc files for mu4e in /usr/local/share/emacs/site-lisp/mu4e (Ubuntu 20.04) with sudo emacs -Q -batch -L . -f batch-native-compile *.el I get this error when writing an address of the ...
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My emacs company mode won't work with python. I use doom emacs. I have company mode and ivy in my init.el. I have flycheck enabled in python

:completion company ; the ultimate code completion backend ;;helm ; the *other* search engine for love and life ;;ido ; the other *other* ...
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Turn off auto-completion/company while in org-journal

Trying to get org-journal working, but it wants to auto-complete nearly every word I type, then require two space bar hits to advance to type next word. I tried this and it works (add-hook 'org-mode-...
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Emacs company-css, where is the completion of css values?

Company-mode completion seems a little weak in emacs. Is it my configuration? Property completion seems simple enough: strong { color: red; /* <= color is the property */ } Where red is the ...
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Custom keyword list for auto completion M-/?

I make use of M-/ for auto-completion. Is it possible to supply a custom list of frequently used keywords (e.g. for a niche programming language) to be loaded at Emacs startup? I could save the ...
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Why doesn't autocomplete work on MS Windows?

my init.el file content: (require 'package) ;; You might already have this line (add-to-list 'package-archives '("melpa" . "https://melpa.org/packages/")) (when (< emacs-major-version ...
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auto complete isn't loaded || elpa OSX

emacs version 26.3 OSX 10.14.1 Following is my .init file. It is present at ~/.emacs.d (require 'package) (add-to-list 'package-archives '("melpa" . "http://melpa.org/packages/") t) (...
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Using ctrl-n and ctrl-p inside the box for suggessted words to auto-complete

By default to move up (ctrl-p) and to move down (ctrl-n) key bindings are used. When I am using auto-complete mode, a box with suggested words is pop up. On there when I press ctrl-p or ctrl-n ...
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Matlab-shell autocompletion error

For some reason emacs matlab-shell is returning an error when running autocompletion. The debugging output for a completion of "load Da[TAB]" is shown below. The closest thread that I've ...
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File tags prevent autocomplete of global tags

I amended .emacs as shown below. Then M-x load-file ~/.emacs. What I want to do in test.org is add MEntal tags to each of the two entries, for example Read and Reminder, respectively. Using the column ...
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DO NOT complete file-name with company

I do not want emacs company mode to complete the file names in my org-mode buffer, as it wrongly replaces many words eg But becomes Butale (file-name, surname of person) and the becomes (themaskar, ...
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Use autocomplete variables from first column of a CSV file

I have used conventional auto complete feature in emacs and I think I understand how it works. I have a new requirement, where the variables to be used in a particular program (not conventional ...
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Error running timer ‘ac-update-greedy’: (void-variable org-link-types)

I very recently updated to Emacs 26.3 and Org 9.2.6, and am getting the above-mentioned error whenever I type "[[" in an org-mode buffer to type a hyperlink. Unsurprisingly, no error after turning off ...
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Elpy Auto Complete is not working at all

I am trying to configure my emacs for python programming. Elpy auto-complete suggestion is not working at all in all instances. Any suggestions? Here is my elpy-config... Elpy Configuration Emacs......
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How to set up Emacs Tide to use auto-complete for completion instead of company-mode?

I installed Tide in Emacs, and found it is pretty useful for writing JavaScript code. But one thing is that Tide has built-in support for company-mode to do completions. Since I am an auto-complete ...
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Autocomplete signatures from new C Headers

I use Emacs(work environment is Linux. and at home i use Windows 7) for most of my Python coding and documentation. I'm mostly working for visual effects pipeline products. Off late I'm learning bits ...
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ES6 imports auto suggestion

I'm new to emacs and trying to setup emacs for ES6/React developement. I would like to have auto suggestions for es6 imports like lodash similar to vscode (as shown in screenshot). Is there a way to ...
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Get autocomplete to display candidates only when tab is pressed

I've set up auto-complete on emacs to display completion candidates, and it seems to be working well so far. I'm finding the constant display (and changes in display) distracting when I type, and I ...
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Elpy auto-complete gives incomplete suggestions

I am trying to use Elpy for Emacs to write Python programs. The auto-complete feature suggests all attributes of PyQt5 classes, but suggests only a subset of the attributes of instances of these ...
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How to auto-complete links to headlines in org-mode?

Given an example.org file having two headlines, I would like to auto-complete links to 1headlines. However hitting M-\ on [[* suggests *bold* words but not headlines. Any ideas what I'm 2missing? * ...
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Autocomplete after dot in python

I haven't used emacs before, but would like to learn how to use it properly for Python development. From the past IDEs I have used I enjoyed the feature to obtain information on possible objects ...
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elpy autocomplete stops working unexpectedly

I've configure emacs to write python code and I love it!:). It works very well but after some situations that I cannot understand the autocomplete stops working on all buffers. If I restart emacs it ...
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Auto-completion in Auctex automatically introduces dollar signs

My auto-completion all of a sudden changed its behavior, and I have no clue why. When I auto-complete a mathematical expression, like \subseteq, say, it will introduce dollar signs in front and at the ...
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Jedi doesn't work properly with PyQt5

I have auto-complete and jedi installed and everything works just fine except autocompletion in PyQt5. When i try to subclass for example QWidget and in the __init__ method I type self and then press ...
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Add keywords of a language to completion list when selected

I am using Emacs with auto-complete package. I know that Emacs can auto-detect the language. I would like it to automatically add keywords of the detected language to the completion list, in order to ...
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How to get auto-completion of Elisp function names?

I want to be able to get a drop-down list of partial matches to Elisp function names (installed or those already defined in the buffer) as shown in the screen-shot below from the YouTube video: https:...
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Ido mode - autocomplete in interactively mode

windows 10, emacs 26,1, ido mode I use ido mode. Suppose I start some command M-x magit Then TAB The possible completions are many and fill the screen: I need to continue typing and press TAB to ...
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Autocompletion of relative, not absolute, file name

I am typing a Tex file with Emacs and I want to be able to include the relative path of an image file name from inside Emacs. For example, my Tex file that is being opened in Emacs is located at ~/...
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Best pratice advices for abbrev vs. completion vs. snippets

I am not sure if this is really a proper question but I am interested in having some opinions about the most efficient usage of Emacs' abbreviations features (abbrev/dabbrev) in combination with auto-...
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Error running timer using ac-slime

Using ac-slime I am getting the following errors: Error running timer ‘ac-update-greedy’: (wrong-type-argument number-or-marker-p \.\.\.) [3 times] Error running timer ‘ac-show-menu’: (wrong-type-...
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smart code generation macros

How could we create macros for smart code generation. For example in intellij, if i write a type that does not exist, intellij would be able to automatically generate an entire class of that type. I ...
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In Spacemacs, how can I enable snippets without having an autocomplete popup/completion?

I'm using the auto-completion layer in Spacemacs with the following configuration: (auto-completion :variables auto-completion-return-key-behavior nil auto-...
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auto-complete-mode turns off when I start typing

I do not remember changing any thing in my auto-complete package settings beside hooking it with html-mode. The mode starts as expected, when I run some C or C++ code but after typing any thing the ...
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LaTeX tags autocomplete in org-mode

Absolute beginner with Emacs and Emacs Lisp. I am using spacemacs and have been trying to get autocompletion of matching delimiters commonly used in LaTeX in Org-mode. My requirements are just ...
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Turn off prelude intellisense

In emacs prelude ruby mode, how I tell emacs to not do intellisense dropdown suggestions? It breaks my flow. Because I have to press an additional key to break out of that menu. What I tried: google ...
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Autocompletion with tide or tern

Autocompletion doesn't work with tide or Tern, I have to M-x company-complete-common. I would like for it to keep suggesting with a dropdown menu as I type, but I can't manage to. It works just fine ...
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Org mode - autocomplete tags

When I try to enter tags, autocomplete is tedious. I do C-c C-q enter first few characters, hit TAB then select. And repeat if I want to add more than one tags. I can do the same by entering : in the ...
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Install package `auto-latex-completion`

I am totally new to Emacs (I just began some days ago) and my purpose is to use it for Latex. I tried to install package auto-complete-auctex doing this : 1) I copy file auto-complete-auctex.el to ...
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Exactly what are those auto-complete sources?

I've been looking for years for a documentation on those (in bold) auto-complete sources: ac-source-words-in-buffer ac-source-abbrev ac-source-dictionary ac-source-emacs-lisp-features ac-source-...
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solution for html "intellisense" style completion for emacs like Atom or Brackets have

I've started taking an html course and I'm trying to figure out how to add functionality to emacs that exists in programs like atom or brackets. I've seen a few modes web-mode.el and nxhtml mentioned ...
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spacemacs auto-complete layer: showing the difference between a snippet and a dictionary word

Say, I have been using Spacemacs for a while now, and was looking at Spacevim a bit. One nice feature of Spacevim is that it's autocompletion feature includes both the words for completion as well as ...
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How to turn off autocompletion for numbers (and numbers only) in company-mode in spacemacs

When typing a number in spacemacs all kind of numbers are being suggested. I can autocomplete them with enter. I like this behaviour in the case I'm typing words (made up of letters). But I don't want ...
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Modes have no effect unless I deactivate and activate again

I'm extremely new to emacs (started using it yesterday), I use the latest version of emacs. The problem is, The modes I have enabled such as auto-complete-mode and org-bullets-mode seem to be enabled ...
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Autocomplete parentheses when editing lisp [closed]

I am learning Lisp and find out that autocomplete parentheses is counter intuitive. I don't like it because I don't know how many parenthesis will go into another at the first hand. For example, (...
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