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When I use vim, I have autocompletion with Ctrl+N, with netbeans, it's Ctrl+K. I «want» this feature with Thunderbird. How can I do it?

Note. I don't speak about autocomplete addresses.

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It is not perfect but if you like vim maybe it is ok for you: use the extension External Editor

There you can define which editor is opened for editing your mails. In the properties of the Extension set

xterm -e vim

to use vim. Then you have your autocompletion just like always in vim.

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I must set only xterm -e vim and, if i try gvim it's fail :-( – Pinkilla Nov 12 '12 at 20:22
    
did you try to set gvim --nofork? – Sani Nov 12 '12 at 21:05
    
Mmh this is one solution ,-) – Pinkilla Nov 19 '12 at 13:03

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