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Difference between dynamic completion and hippie expand

I've been starting to use dynamic completion with icicle-support in Emacs (command icicle-complete with dynamic-completion-mode on), but now I've stumbled over hippie-expand and it sounds like they ...
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Make `hippie-expand` check external file

I have a list of technical terms in a file called jargon.tex which I want to use with hippie-expand in a new project. I do not want to manually load this file every time in a separate buffer when ...
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Reverse suggestions from hippie-expand

I currently have the following settings for hippie-expand in my .emacs file: (setq hippie-expand-try-functions-list '(try-expand-dabbrev try-expand-dabbrev-all-buffers try-expand-dabbrev-...
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Hippie doesn't use yasnippet and fallback to emmet with emacs-lisp-mode

I use hippie-expand with emmet and yasnippet. (use-package emmet-mode :init (add-hook 'css-mode-hook 'emmet-mode) (add-hook 'sgml-mode-hook 'emmet-mode) :config (unbind-key "<C-return>" ...
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File name autocomplete with dropdown

I like vim's tabcomplete feature - filename completion for its dropdown choices. Like this vi popdown, I use hippie-expand with functions, try-complete-file-name-partially try-complete-file-name. It ...
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hippie - complete file name with shell environment variables

I use this code snippet taken from some forum to complete the file path at point on pressing, C-M-/. (defun my-expand-file-name-at-point () "Use hippie-expand to expand the filename" (interactive)...
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Use hippie-expand to complete ruby symbols without prefix

I am an avid hippie-expand user but I find it annoying that it natively doesn't complete ruby symbols without the prefix. For example (cursor is |): class ApplicationController < ActionController::...
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