nrepl completion source for Emacs auto-complete package
This plugin provides a completion source for the popular Emacs interactive auto-completion framework auto-complete.
Where nrepl provides it, pop-up documentation for completed symbols will be displayed.
This is an early work in progress, and liable to breakage as nrepl evolves.
You'll need both
nrepl to be enabled and
working, so please consult the corresponding documentation is you have
any trouble with this.
ac-nrepl. If you choose not to use the convenient
package in Melpa and Marmalade, you'll need to
add the directory containing
ac-nrepl.el to your
ac-nrepl provides an
nrepl-specific completion source,
auto-complete needs to be told to use them when
active. To do this, put the following code in your emacs init file to
(require 'ac-nrepl) (add-hook 'nrepl-mode-hook 'ac-nrepl-setup) (add-hook 'nrepl-interaction-mode-hook 'ac-nrepl-setup) (eval-after-load "auto-complete" '(add-to-list 'ac-modes 'nrepl-mode))
If you want to trigger
auto-complete using TAB in nrepl buffers, you may
want to put
auto-complete into your
(defun set-auto-complete-as-completion-at-point-function () (setq completion-at-point-functions '(auto-complete))) (add-hook 'auto-complete-mode-hook 'set-auto-complete-as-completion-at-point-function) (add-hook 'nrepl-mode-hook 'set-auto-complete-as-completion-at-point-function) (add-hook 'nrepl-interaction-mode-hook 'set-auto-complete-as-completion-at-point-function)
ac-nrepl should now automatically be enabled when you visit a buffer
nrepl-mode is active and
auto-complete is enabled. (The
symbols "nrepl and "AC" should appear in the modeline.)
Simply trigger auto-completion, and completion candidates supplied by
nrepl should be displayed, with the symbol
n on the right hand side
of the completion pop-up. After a short delay, popup documentation
for the completed symbol should also be displayed.