>
> auto-completion of filenames in DrRacket, probably using a pop-up. That
> is: I type a string containing a path fragment, and then I hit, say, C-c
> C-r or some other unused combination (ha!), and I get a dialog that will
> allow me with a small number of keystrokes to auto-complete to the filename
> that I’m looking for.


I'd like that too.  While cmd-shift-O is great fro require paths, I find
navigating after the " difficult to use get to my ~/Dev/projectname folder
(I may be doing it wrong).

I have added 'auto-completion of filenames in DrRacket' to
https://github.com/racket/racket/wiki/Larger-Projects
Kind regards,

Stephen


On Sat, Oct 21, 2017 at 5:16 AM, Robby Findler <ro...@eecs.northwestern.edu>
wrote:

> Do you want drr to open the files? If so, is cmd-shift-O followed by
> typing an open double quote close enough?
>
> Robby
>
> On Fri, Oct 20, 2017 at 11:42 AM 'John Clements' via Racket Users <
> racket-users@googlegroups.com> wrote:
>
>>
>> > On Oct 20, 2017, at 8:06 AM, Vincent St-Amour <
>> stamo...@eecs.northwestern.edu> wrote:
>> >
>> > That page is pretty out of date.
>> >
>> > This list is more focused on contributing to Racket itself, but is more
>> > up to date. It was compiled for the "office hours" portion of the last
>> > RacketCon, ~2 weeks ago.
>> >
>> >  https://github.com/racket/racket/wiki/Racketeer-Office-
>> Hours-2017-Task-Ideas
>>
>> There’s something that I now want, and I’m not sure which list to add it
>> to. Following a discussion with William Hatch about shell usage in Racket,
>> what I think I really want is auto-completion of filenames in DrRacket,
>> probably using a pop-up. That is: I type a string containing a path
>> fragment, and then I hit, say, C-c C-r or some other unused combination
>> (ha!), and I get a dialog that will allow me with a small number of
>> keystrokes to auto-complete to the filename that I’m looking for.
>>
>> Should be not-too-impossible.
>>
>> If I get a spare ten hours, I’d love to do it myself…
>>
>> Which list should I add this to?
>>
>> John
>>
>> cc: william hatch except I’m too busy to
>>
>> >
>> > Vincent
>> >
>> >
>> > On Fri, 20 Oct 2017 05:14:28 -0500,
>> > Stephen De Gabrielle wrote:
>> >>
>> >> There is also a suggested projects page on the wiki
>> >>
>> >> https://github.com/racket/racket/wiki/Intro-Projects
>> >>
>> >> I don’t know if it is still accurate.
>> >>
>> >> Kind regards,
>> >>
>> >> Stephen
>> >>
>> >> On Fri, 20 Oct 2017 at 06:45, Jack Firth <jackhfi...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> >>
>> >> Welcome, we're very glad to have you!
>> >>
>> >> Open source Racket projects are scattered all over the place, but here
>> are some good ways to find actively maintained and hopefully accessible
>> projects that might interest you:
>> >>
>> >> - Watch some talks from recent RacketCons, especially the most recent
>> one (which, conveniently, was barely a week and a half ago). A lot of talks
>> are on interesting and wildly unusual open source projects, and as a bonus
>> most presenters
>> >> give out their contact information so people can reach out if they
>> have questions or might be interested in contributing. You can find
>> information on the most recent RacketCon at con.racket-lang.org
>> including video and livestream recordings,
>> >> talk descriptions, and slides for each talk. Info for previous
>> RacketCons are available at con.racket-lang.org/2016/,
>> con.racket-lang.org/2015/, etc. Alas we don't yet have individual
>> prettily-edited videos for each talk at RacketCon 2017; they're
>> >> only viewable via the saved livestream on youtube.
>> >> - Search the official package catalog at pkgs.racket-lang.org for
>> packages whose descriptions sound interesting and which are hosted on
>> GitHub / GitLab / some other platform that makes it easy to contribute.
>> Every package includes links to its
>> >> docs and repostiory, as well as a contact email address for whoever
>> maintains it. If you're not looking for a package in a particular problem
>> domain your best bet is probably to restrict your search to only packages
>> that build, have passing tests,
>> >> and have docs. Decent issue / todo lists in the project repo are a
>> nice bonus.
>> >> - Browse around the front page of the online Racket documentation at
>> docs.racket-lang.org. The online docs includes all docs from all
>> successfully built user packages at pkgs.racket-lang.org, grouped into
>> top level categories. Once you find
>> >> some docs for a project that's interesting, it's (hopefully!) not
>> difficult to find the package containing those docs by searching
>> pkgs.racket-lang.org.
>> >> - Hop in the Racket IRC (#racket on freenode) or the Racket Slack
>> channel (signup at racket-slack.herokuapp.com) and ask around about what
>> people are working on. I'm sure many folks will be delighted to talk about
>> their projects. And this
>> >> mailing list isn't a bad place to ask either.
>> >> - If you want to try something more ambitious, you can take a peek at
>> the Github repos in the "racket" organization (https://github.com/racket).
>> These are all (or mostly? not sure) packages in the "main distribution",
>> meaning they ship directly with
>> >> Racket and don't have to be installed by users. Contributing to these
>> packages can be a little trickier because sometimes they depend on the
>> latest version of Racket's core, meaning you'll have to compile Racket's
>> core from source.
>> >>
>> >> Also, all throughout this month Github and DigitalOcean are hosting an
>> online event called Hacktoberfest. By signing up at
>> https://hacktoberfest.digitalocean.com/ you'll get a free tshirt mailed
>> to you if you submit four or more pull requests to any
>> >> public repositories on Github before October ends. It doesn't matter
>> how large each pull request is and a pull request to your own repo counts.
>> And speaking from experience, they're very comfortable shirts.
>> >>
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