A feature where a program proposes the user to complete a text input based on what the user started to type. Autocomplete proposes the most likely string input.

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Is there a zsh add-on or an iTerm addon that allows arbitrary string autocompletions?

I often find myself staring at a string that was printed in my terminal, I need to use it in a command, but don't want to move the mouse to copy/paste it. I'm wondering if zsh or iTerm support ...
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Edit address bar autocomplete behaviour in Google Chrome

I'm finding the autocomplete behaviour a bit annoying for websites that have similar urls. My normal way of going to a website which I use often is to type in the first character and press enter. So ...
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Bash autocomplete behaviour in Debian 8

On a new install of Debian 8 (Jessie) I have found that the autocompletion in bash, using the tab key, has changed. The test I did was: Open a terminal (in my case Konsole). Above the prompt it ...
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Excel autocomplete/ suggestion list. Not a drop down

I am using Excel to record various data and some rows have more cells than others. How can I make a list of words for Excel to use to autocomplete when I am entering data manually. I don't need a ...
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How to list available executables in tcsh?

I want to be able to list all executables starting with "prefix" available in path (whether they are scripts, shell functions or aliases), and store the list in a variable. In bash, I would be able to ...
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How to create menu for environment variable names and values starting with $zv?

Wow! I've been browsing similar questions for 2h+ here! I'm sure I just want a quite simple thing. In a bash session with many functions we have dozens of directories to visit. Their names are all ...
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Autocomplete+ php provider remove built-in results

I'm currently giving Atom another try, but I can't get it's autocompletion engine to work correctly. I'll take PHP code as an example. I would like to get two things with autocompletion: local ...
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How do I get Chrome/Chromium to remember username and password for Namecheap?

I've tried some extensions like "Autocomplete on" and "Remember Password", but nothing seems to on just this particular site. All other sites seem to be working fine without extensions. Is there a ...
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Firefox loses ability to autocomplete in the address bar after a certain amount of usage

This issue has been present for a long time for me across many versions of Firefox. I'm not able to reproduce it on demand so it's hard to file a bug report. It usually occurs after about a day's ...
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Notepad++ inserts braces with commas, how to disable it?

Notepad++ has very annoying feature of inserting braces with commas for lines that contain interpunction and I'm unable to find out how to stop it. For example, If I type: hello, I don't want ...
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How can I get vim autocompletion working in iTerm

I recently switched from MacVim to regular Vim in iTerm. I've been encountering an issue where I can't get vim's autocompletion to trigger using Ctrl-N. Instead, I get iTerm's autocompletion which ...
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Dynamic Zsh auto-completions

I'm trying to write completion functions for some custom functions I wrote, but seem to be really struggling with even the most basic ones. An example function is: function eb_instances() { if ...
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strange behaviour with return/enter key in Brackets

I'm learning web development, but Adobe Brackets' enter key behaviour is a little strange in my opinion. What happens is this: I type <html like so: then once I add the remaining >, it ...
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Is there a way for autocompleting commands' flags when using OSX terminal?

I wondered if there is a way/plugin/bashrc_function for autocompleting commands' flags when using OSX terminal. Example When writing grep --excl and pressing tab it would autocomplete to grep ...
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Coda 2 PHP plugin for cross-file auto completion

I’m currently using Coda PHP & Web toolkit version 4.2(beta) for PHP autocomplete. But it only seems to autocomplete if the function/var/definition etc is defined in the same file. Is there a ...
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Zsh / git: Tab autocomplete not working if “HEAD^” is next to last word on input row

Problem I have the following git reset HEAD^ half_entered_file_n<Tab> At this point I would like the half_entered_file_name.txt to be Tab-completed. My own investigation I can get Tab ...
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Autocomplete disambiguous commands/files in Windows Command Prompt/PowerShell

One of my high school networking courses has me using a program to simulate servers and networks, which allows me to use virtual shells on end devices (eg. PCs and, if remotely connected, ...
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Start a batch shell within a bash shell with autocomplete with windows

I am using bash inside Cygwin and I want to start a new batch shell within the current shell. So I use cmd to enter into a new batch shell: myuser@machine / $ cmd Microsoft Windows [Version ...
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How do I get autocomplete for multiple entries in an org-mode capture template?

I'm using Emacs org-mode with capture templates extensively, but one thing is still irking me: I can't get autocomplete for multiple entries in prompts, except for tags. Considering the following ...
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outlook 2010 autocomplete disabled

Autocomplete for e-mail addresses is not working in my Outlook 2010. The Microsoft help for turning on autocomplete does not include the scenario where it's disabled. I've tried toggling the other ...
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Git autocomplete on oh-my-zsh not finding branch names

Somehow last week my git autocompletion on Oh-my-zsh, on my iterm app on mac started behaving strangely. if I type git checkout and then I used to get autocompletion on the branch names, so I was ...
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netbeans IDE wont prompt php code

When I have for example function in php. class smth{ function lol(){ $temp=3; $te<carrier here> } } netbeans when i prompt for hints wont give me anything about $temp. Any idea why it cant ...
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Google Chrome no longer provides autofill

I am using Google Chrome v 45.0.2454.101 m I used to receive autofill suggestions for one-off fields such as search boxes and data-entry forms. My settings: As of one of the recent 6 updates ...
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Delete unwanted entry in Autocomplete in Microsoft Edge [duplicate]

How do you delete one unwanted entry in Autocomplete in Microsoft Edge? This question has NOT been correctly answered yet.
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PhraseExpress AutoSuggest doesn't pick up repeatedly typed words

I'm using PhraseExpress v11 and the AutoSuggest feature doesn't pick up repeatedly typed words automatically. I'm using it for more than 2 weeks and the AutoSuggest list picked up 10 words only. (an ...
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zsh: autocomplete relative paths

I'm extensively using binstubs in my projects. So each project has a bin/ folder with commands. I've added ./bin to my $PATH, so I can call them easily (I always call the commands from the root of the ...
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Get excel to undo its helpful date conversion

When importing and manipulating data in excel, certain coding systems (like CAS numbers) are always a problem because numbers like 8000-01-7 can become 7th of january 8000. There is usually (but not ...
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How to remove specific URL from Opera address bar autocomplete?

How can I remove a specific URL from the address bar autocomplete? Using Opera 31.0.1889.174 on Windows 7. I tried using the arrow down key to go to the specific entry and then hitting Delete. ...
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Make bash tab completion favor files/directories instead of $PATH

I'm standing in a directory that looks like so: $ ls build src utils Then writing this $ ut And pressing tab, makes bash autocomplete this: $ utmpdump What I wanted is to have ut<tab> ...
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Notepad++: Automatic “comment line (*)” on newline

is there a way to make notepad++ behave like eclipse with multi-line comments? It would be great if notepad automatically inserts " * " every time I make a new line in a /* */ comment-section. To be ...
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How to set a default Postfix for PhraseExpress?

I'm using PhraseExpress v.11 on Windows 8.1 mainly for the auto-complete feature. Is it possible to set the default Postfix for a new phrase to SmartComplete? Currently I need to select SmartComplete ...
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How to set number of characters for urlbar autocompletion in Firefox

Firefox seems to autocomplete only after two characters typed, but I'd like it to be one. How can this be achieved?
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Google Play very strange auto-suggest on search box

I try to find a good name for a game I want to publish and I start searching for the competition. When I start typing Google Play shows me up to 5 suggestions. The very weird thing is that I get some ...
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How to invoke the auto-complete window of PhraseExpress?

I downloaded the portable version of the text auto-complete tool PhraseExpress and added some phrases to the local phrase file. What do I need to do to invoke the auto-complete text window of it? I ...
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Outlook autocomplete names keep reappearing after I delete them

This is an NK2 file that has been copied from a previous incarnation of my system after a clean wipe. Autocomplete works great, but whenever I delete an old name in Outlook (select the name in the ...
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specific account-addressbook association in Thunderbird

In Tools -> Options -> Composition, it looks as though there's no way to link a particular Local Address Book to a particular account for autocompletion purposes when sending mail from that account. ...
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How to delete entry in Auto Complete in Microsoft Edge

How do I delete an unwanted entry in AutoComplete in Microsoft Edge? I have tried everything including highlighting with the down arrows and nothing works.
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How can I delete single URL search auto complete entry in Chrome?

I use Chrome by typing directly into the URL text box to search for things. I program in C# and one day I made the awful mistake of pressing / instead of shift and the search became “C/#.” From that ...
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zsh: Autocomplete filenames if no other completion available

Many commands expect a filename as one of their arguments. When hitting tab in bash it autocompletes the filenames of the current directory by default. This is not the case in zsh (oh-my-zsh). How can ...
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Autocompletion for custom PHP classes in Sublime Text 2/3

How can I get autocomplete in Sublime Text 2 (or 3) to work with built-in and custom PHP functions, methods and classes? In Atom I've got it working with built-in functions, like this: In Sublime ...
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Deleting (selected) autocomplete entries in Microsoft Edge

Some form fields on web pages and the Location Bar and the Search Bar have autocomplete drop down lists that appear with a list of previously-entered data. How can I delete selected entries in such ...
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Choosing Google autocomplete suggestions without moving my hands from the home row

When I'm searching google.com and get autocomplete suggestions I use the down keyboard key to choose one. This causes me to move my hands from the home row and wastes too much time. Is there another ...
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MS Word autocomplete like notepad++ or MS Excel

I'm writing a big document in Microsoft Word 2013, and there are many common words. So I have to retype many words again and again. I know that there is a way to add words to the AutoComplete list but ...
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Autocompletion on all my programs for Linux [closed]

I'm looking for a tool to have an auto-completion feature (glory to zsh!) working on my whole linux system. It could be something similar to the suggestions given by the Android keyboard, but having ...
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history-search-backward ignores search text after first space character?

I use a lot of git commands and since they are mostly 2-word command names, matching doesn't find the closest match. For example: # type in some commands git checkout - git status mvn test # try to ...
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Editor with dictionary word completion [closed]

Is there an linux editor which can autocomplete words from a dictionary? I don't ask for autocompletion of already written words in a document (like gedit does). Also I am not looking for (personally ...
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How to autocomplete single-double quotes, parentheses, etc in VIM editor?

I need that everytime a write a single or double quote, parentheses, curly braces, square braces... automatically vim should create the closing one and put the cursor inside in order to continue ...
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Excel Predictive Text

I'd like to have Excel do predictive text based on a column on another sheet. I don't want to use the 'Drop Down' via data validation, since it is a long list of items and I can look up the value ...
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Where do I go to view AutoComplete entries for Internet explorer (IE8 Specifically) [duplicate]

On my old Windows XP computer, I have Internet Explorer 8 installed and I'm trying to retrieve an old account login name and password that I used on that computer a long time ago. I've read other ...
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Show autocomplete suggestions for Developer Toolbar in Firefox?

In the screenshot below (Firefox 39), the Developer Toolbar prompt (the one shown on Shift+F2, not the prompt of the (Web) Console raised with Ctrl-Shift-K, which is also shown above the Developer ...