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Re: About LBUFFER: is it read-only or not?

DervishD wrote:
>     The Zsh manual says that the LBUFFER parameter is available
> read-only inside completion widgets or traps while zle is active, but
> I've seen inside some functions that LBUFFER is modified directly :??

There are two types of widgets.  LBUFFER can be modified from zle
widgets created using zle -N, but not from completion widgets created
with zle -C since in that case the completion code does all the
rearranging of the command line (which can be arbitrarily complicated).

Peter Stephenson <pws@xxxxxxx>                  Software Engineer
CSR Ltd., Science Park, Milton Road,
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