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Is there a way to make Notepad++ auto-complete words on Tab instead of Enter?

Currently, if want to type, say, frame, then Enter to begin a new line, instead the Enter will select the first auto-complete suggestion, like frameElement:

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I do want the auto-complete feature, but I'd rather have a key like Tab do the actual selection, because Enter is frequently purposed toward starting a new line, whereas Tab is rarely used to indent after a word (since indenting is usually done at the start of lines), and so perhaps would be better repurposed toward auto-completion.

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The settings for both Tab and Enter are in the Shortcut mapper on the Settings menu. See the Scintilla Commands tab.

However, you cannot change the Tab entry to Enter as Enter is already mapped.

As intimated, this is a function of the embedded Scintilla component not the fault of Notepad++ itself.

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What is the name of the shortcut mapping? I don't see it anywhere. –  Chipperyman Jun 13 at 20:59
    
I've added appropriate screenshots –  Julian Knight Jun 13 at 21:07
    
Yeah, but which specific one is it? There's ~40 of them and I don't see it. –  Chipperyman Jun 13 at 21:16
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Tab is 10 and Enter is 9 –  Julian Knight Jun 13 at 21:23

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