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10.3: Combine TextExtras and 10.3's completion features
Authored by: sapporo on Nov 07, '03 06:34:51AM
What's "Panther's own implementation of a completion mechanism (that searches both the document and a dictionary)?"
Open a document in TextEdit (not to be confused with TextExtras :-), type Pant<option-escape> and you'll get a drop down menu of available completions, including the words in your document starting with "Panth" plus all the words in the dictionary starting with "Panth".
Sure, but do we have a chance of knowing what it does without installing it?
The feature set of TextExtras is well beyond the scope of this hint, but it lets you define shortcuts to be expanded upon typing the completion key (option-escape by default). An Example for expansion would be typing adr<option-escape> to get 1 Infinity Loop (where completion would give you a list of words starting with adr). I just provided instructions to make the two completion mechanisms compatible.

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