Slime completion source for Emacs auto-complete package
This plugin provides a completion source for the popular Emacs interactive auto-completion framework auto-complete.
Where slime provides it, pop-up documentation for completed symbols will be displayed.
slime are installed: I recommend
using packages from Marmalade or Melpa.
is also required -- it's built into recent Emacs versions, and a
backport package is available in GNU ELPA for users
of older Emacs versions.
You'll need both
slime to be enabled and
working, so please consult the corresponding documentation is you have
any trouble with this.
ac-slime. If you choose not to use the convenient
package in Melpa and Marmalade, you'll need to
add the directory containing
ac-slime.el to your
ac-slime provides a couple of
slime-specific completion sources,
auto-complete needs to be told to use them when
active. To do this, put the following code in your emacs init file to
(add-hook 'slime-mode-hook 'set-up-slime-ac) (add-hook 'slime-repl-mode-hook 'set-up-slime-ac) (eval-after-load "auto-complete" '(add-to-list 'ac-modes 'slime-repl-mode))
ac-slime should now automatically be enabled when you visit a buffer
slime-mode is active and
auto-complete is enabled. (The
symbols "Slime" and "AC" should appear in the modeline.)
Simply trigger auto-completion, and completion candidates supplied by
slime should be displayed, with the symbol
l on the right hand side
of the completion pop-up. After a short delay, popup documentation
for the completed symbol should also be displayed.
ac-slime supports fuzzy completion -- see the comments in
ac-slime.el for details. Note that to use fuzzy completion, you must
install and require
slime-fuzzy.el, which comes with the full Slime
distro, but not the packaged version in Marmalade.