Tab autocomplete behavior in tables
skostysh at lyx.org
Mon Nov 30 22:13:16 UTC 2020
On Mon, Nov 30, 2020 at 04:11:41PM -0500, Maria Gouskova wrote:
> Hi LyX users,
> I'm probably missing something obvious in Preferences, but I couldn't
> figure out how to turn off tab autocompletion for tables. I don't mind it
> in math mode, so it's checked, but I pretty much never ever want that
> behavior in a table. When I hit the Tab key in a table, I want to advance
> to the next cell, and not to see a drop-down menu of random words that
> start with the same string I just typed.
> so, how do I make Tab always advance to the next cell in a table?
I have similar preferences to you. We just had a similar discussion on lyx-devel:
You mention that you "don't mind it in math mode". If you also don't
mind *not* having it in math, then the solution is simple:
rebind <Tab>. The default binding is the following:
Just remove the "completion-accept" part in your rebinding.
If you do want to keep autocompletion for math, then things are more
complicated. I have a simple patch that does this, but you would have to
compile LyX with the patch. If you by chance use Ubuntu, I can compile a
.deb for you, but I can't compile for other platforms.
-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Size: 488 bytes
Desc: not available
More information about the lyx-users