[plt-scheme] code completion with plt?

From: Robby Findler (robby at cs.uchicago.edu)
Date: Thu Jan 19 09:27:08 EST 2006

For now, best I can offer you wrt #2 is the "f1" key. It searches in
help desk for the text around the insertion point, popping up a Help
Desk window. Is that what you're looking for?


At Thu, 19 Jan 2006 15:04:49 +0100, Rohan Nicholls wrote:
> Hi again,
> I have another question.  I am really impressed with the improvements
> to Dr. Scheme and the way plt has been developing in general, thanks to
> all those who have obviously put in a lot of hard work.  It is fab to
> have an open source lisp that works consistently on just about
> everything, and is so well packaged and documented.
> I have been using slime with sbcl, and one thing I found fab was1 1.
> being able to attach to an already running process 2. having completion
> help based on the image you are working on (fuzzy completion is fab).
> Is there anything out there with something similar to #2?  I have been
> getting ecb working and once I point it at the collects it should be
> helpful.  That said most of my needs are met by the wonderful
> help-desk, but sometimes you just need a nudge to remember the
> parameter order, or the name of that function on the tip of your brain.
> As to #1, it would be useful while running something like the
> webserver, is there anything that can do this, or would an extension
> need to be added to slime?
> This is mostly convenience and laziness talking, but I thought I would
> ask as it would be the icing on an already delicious cake.:-)
> Thanks again for all the work.
> Rohan
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