12.105 emacspeak-ido

speech-enable ido.el This is an interesting task since most of the value-add provided by package ido.el is visual feedback. Speech UI Challenge: What is the most efficient means of conveying a dynamically updating set of choices? current strategy is to walk the list using c-s and c-r as provided by ido Set number matches shown (ido-max-prospects) to 2 or 3 using Custom so you dont hear the entire list. You can also customize ido-decorations to taste. See https://emacspeak.blogspot.com/2018/06/\ effective-suggest-and-complete-in-eyes.html, for an article on how to reason about designing good auditory interfaces for these types of situations.