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word abbrev mode
In Symbolics 3640 Editor in Genera 7.0G1, IP-TCP 52.0, NFS 1.6,
7-0-Patches 1.32, MAC 8.0, microcode 3640-MIC 394, FEP 127,
Machine serial number 5111, on Lisp Machine Ernst Mach:
In word abbrev mode, not all of the expanded definitions get
For example, I have "hte" as an abbrev for "the". If I type "hte" and
then a space, I don't see any change until I do a control-L. I also
have "arin" defined as an abbrev for "Artificial Intelligence". For
this one, it immediately redisplays after typing the following space.
Looking at the various abbrevs that I have defined, I noticed that the
ones that do not get redisplayed immediately expand to lowercase-only
letters, while the ones that *do* get redisplayd immediately have
either uppercase letters or non-alphabetic characters in their
Please let me know what you find.