To the contrary, I find the new (by default) auto-completion a significant improvement over having to use Ctrl+K. E.g., say I want to type ChiDistribution. I type 'Chi' and get the drop-down list of 3 possible completions. Only one of these 3 has 'D' as the next letter. So I just type 'D' and press Return. Mathematica completes the rest.
That's a fairly short example. I've found that I can type long expressions, with many names in them (`System or `Global) much faster now.
This helps makes up for Mathematica's verbose descriptive language, in contrast with languages where names are short but often cryptic.
On Feb 16, 2013, at 1:10 AM, "djmpark" <email@example.com> wrote:
> ...All the doo-dads are to me a nuisance. The one thing I liked was > the Ctrl+K (which I could type faster than you can say Jack Rabbit) command completion. > But now Ctrl+K is gone and what replaces it is ill-conceived and horrible.
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