Editor commands which help you to complete what you are typing, such as
in Emacs emulation) and
in the echo area) now display a window listing possible completions which does not grab the input focus.
While this in-place completion window is displayed, most keyboard input is still processed by the editor as normal, so you can simply continue typing to reduce the number of possible completions displayed.
A few keyboard gestures are handled by the completion window to allow you to select an item from the list of possibilities. These are
cancels the in-place window.
Occasionally you may want to filter the completions list.
adds/removes this filter.
redirects input to the filter.
change the filter mode.
In-place completion allows faster completion, when you get used to it! If you prefer modal completion dialogs instead (as in LispWorks 5.0 and earlier versions) change the Use in-place completion setting as described in Controlling completion behavior.