Xcode auto-completion - replace text keystroke?
Say we have a TestClass with the 2 methods, -getSomeString and -getAnotherString, and we are editing the following code and the cursor is in the location shown:
NSString *aString = [TestClass get<cursorIsHere>SomeString];
Say I want to change it to use -getAnotherString. If I bring up the auto-completion popup and select the other method via hitting enter or tab, I'm left with:
NSString *aString = [TestClass getAnotherStringSomeString];
i.e., it doesn't replace the existing text but rather just inserts.
Is there a special keystroke to make it replace the remaining text?
See IntelliJ for reference.
I don't think that there is a one step operation to achieve this. My suggestion would be similar to Thomas Templemann, but rather than two steps of forward word select and then Delete, I would expand to the desired autocomplete, by bouncing on Control + . and then hit Option + forward delete, which kills to the end of the word.