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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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 [on hold]

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 ...
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How to stop IntelliJ from adding spaces automatically

When I type a-b., it immediately adds a space I don't want so that it ends up looking like: a- b.whateverProperty I have no idea why anyone would ever want spaces added automatically like this and ...
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Vim: use tab key for autocompletion with Autocomplpop plugin

I'm using basic autocompletion in Vim along with the Autocomplpop plugin, which automatically shows available completions when I start typing. Once I've typed enough to narrow down the list to the ...
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How to autocomplete filenames with “wordwise” camelcase matching in bash?

While programming using QtCreator, I got used to its camelcase-aware completion, e.g. typing MC<ctrl-space> would offer MyClass as a completion option. Now I am basically annoyed about that ...
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Completion when pasting Bash command beginning with tabs

I'm writing a Dockerfile which I'm formatting using tabs (which I usually use everywhere). But I've copied a multi-line command where the second line begins with two tab characters, i.e.: apt-get -y ...
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How do I phrase what I'm looking for here?

There is a feature I'm looking for on Windows in the command prompt - and I don't think it exists - but rather than looking to see whether it exists in any way - I'm looking to see how to properly ...
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tab-based autocomplete in Firefox for Google

In the past, when I was at google.com, I could do a search, and autocomplete suggestions would appear. So if, for example, I type "fer," "fern, fern care," etc. will appear. I could hit the tab ...
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How to use Google autocomplete in the search bar of Firefox?

I want use Google autocomplete in the search bar (not search box) of Firefox, like in Google Chrome.
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Disable Chrome suggesting that I search on “How I Met Your Mother” wiki [duplicate]

If I type a question into Chrome search that begins with the word "How", it suggests that I search in the How I Met Your Mother wiki: It's been doing this for years. I have been to that wiki on ...
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Why am I suddenly signed out of all of my internet accounts?

I went to facebook yesterday evening and it struck me that I had to type in my password to be able to log in (normally I'm already signed in or have autocomplete do it for me). I went to my email ...
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Enable tab autocomplete in PhpStorm terminal on mac?

I am using PhpStorm for a pretty big project. We use Git for our versioning control. Needless to say, this leads to me switching back and forth all day between branches. I'm using the terminal window ...
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Auto complete stops working on Node.js projects

I have encountered an annoying bug which intellisense doesn't show me code completions whenever I type characters. intellisense will only show code completions when I use the key shortcut ctrl + ...
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Disable ZSH's correct_all for numbers only

I'm aware of the following questions, but they are no exact duplicates and don't offer a solution: How to partially disable the zsh's autocorrect Exceptions to zsh correctall feature? I want a ...
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Zsh compdef for apt-get install, or other 2 part commands

How can I use a compdef for zsh completion such that a custom written function uses a 2 part command for the completion? Example: my_function () { sudo apt-get install $@ } compdef ...
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How to remove all google auto-complete search in Chrome? [duplicate]

Google search has interesting mechanics once you enter a keyword it remembers the keyword. The question is how are you able remove the keyword which will appear after you start typing the first ...
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SublimeText XML completions file

I apparently can't get autocompletion to work in my XML files. Here is my xml.sublime-completions file, which I added to the User folder: { "scope": "text.xml", "completions": [ { ...
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How to find the difference between bash completion rules on different hosts?

In my desktop computer with opensuse 13.1 I can press Tab in something like ls *.dat[Tab] and I get the autocompletion or with [TAB TAB] a list of possible matches. However, in my laptop with ...
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How to autocomplete columns when going down one row in Excel 2013?

In my excel sheet I have values that could be automatically filled upon going down to an empty row. My excel sheet has this structure: If I go from Row 3 down to Row 4 i would have to insert the ...
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Set Firefox to autocomplete location using hostname only

Consider the following scenario: I visited two websites say, First, www.example.com, and/or I have added it to bookmarks as example Then, www.hostname.com, and/or I have added it to bookmarks as ...
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ZSH PS1 adding spacing when tabbing

I'm having an issue with zsh/oh-my-zsh with my custom PS1 prompt (that I brought across from bash). When I use the built-in zsh/oh-my-zsh prompt and tab for auto-completion, this works as expected. ...
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autocomplete text in all OSX's apps

I find my self typing often certain words. And I remember there was a cool function in Autohotkey (for PC) that let you type only a few letters of a word and an autocomplete function, completed the ...
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Sublime Text 3: How to enable autocomplete with Tab and Enter / Return

When I first select a choice with the Tab key from the list of choices, the autocomplete choice is not committed, when I come back and try again, it works. Why does it work the second time and fail ...
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Terminal: go through autocompleted options after pressing tab

Pressing tab on terminal shows the possibilities you can choose from like below: MacBook :~ user$ ls _ Directory1 Directory2 Directory3 How can I make the possibilities appear on the cursor (the ...
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Prevent Excel from changing formula of last row of table when adding a new row

I have a table with columns named "date", "cost" and "daily". "Date" is a date, "cost" is a number and "daily" is a formula calculating the total cost of each day. The formula looks like this: ...
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Multi-language and user-defined code hinting in BBEdit

Is there any support for JS function hinting in BBEdit 11? If so, how would I enable it? The code hinting/completion for PHP is pretty good, but as far as I can tell, it only completes variables in ...
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Autocomplete method definitions with parameters

In Sublime Text, typing out a method name will prompt the autocomplete box to show all matching words in a file, and the All Autocomplete package will extend that to all matching words in any open ...
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Zsh - dnf autocompletion

Since Fedora will use dnf as default package manager in its next release, is there available autocompletion for zsh/oh-my-zsh/zpretzo? If not, is there somebody willing to do it? :D
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Enable autocomplete in archlinux adb shell

In archlinux, when using the command adb shell provided by the package android-tools to obtain a shell on an Android device, the auto-completion using Tab is not working. Everything else is working ...
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How can I make shell autocomplete the beginning of a filepath?

I have a project with a deeply nested folder structure. Most of the time I know the name of the file I want to work with, but the folder path is too long/complicated to type when I want to edit it, ...
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How to add manually to and manage AutoComplete list, in MS Outlook 2013?

My AutoComplete list retains every email address ever input by me. How do I stop Outlook 2013 from adding each automatically, in order that I myself choose and then manually add the desired email ...
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How can i insert a tab after choosing a proposed completion in vim

I thought I knew the answer to this. I used to do <C-V> tab as suggested in "How to insert a real tab with Vim SuperTab plugin if completion fails" and many others. If i set list though, I can ...
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Stop Mac Mail message body from auto completing email addresses

Every time I type to an "@" symbol it auto completes the rest of the email address. The problem is that I have more than one email address that is like mylastname@domain.com. I have several of those ...
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How can I enable tab completion for a fish function/alias?

Probably easier to just use an example here. I have a function ss that just calls: sudo systemctl $argv Tab completion works fine with the full command, but not for the ss function. I.e., ss start ...
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How to add or edit autocompletions in Sublime text 3?

I am using Sublime text 3 build 3065 to edit HTML and PHP code. The built in HTML tag completions are awesome, just typing p and pressing tab gets you <p></p> with the cursor in the right ...
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Custom word library for notepad++ autocomplete

So, there's already a question about this here, from back in 2010: How do I edit or add to Notepad++ HTML/CSS autocomplete? Since then though, we've gone from version 5.7 to 6.6.9 Using the ...
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terminate address bar search and autocomplete in Opera, v25 for MAC

this is for MAC version of OPera v 25. someone gave instructions but they seem to be for pc version and mac is different.thanks.
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Modify entries in browser url autocomplete bar

Recently a website I often visit changed its domain name. As a result, all of my browser's URL autocomplete entries are incorrect. They point to example.com instead of example2.com. I'm interested in ...
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text autocomplete for Word or Pages

I have to write a lot. Pages after pages after pages. I use both MS Office Word and Mac OS X Pages. I’ve been trying to find an autocomplete feature that could allow the software to make suggestions ...
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Zsh autocompleting cd with other people's home directories

Found this weird behavior with zsh autocompletion for cd. For some reason, if I write the prefix of a username after cd and press tab it will autocomplete to username/ and try to cd to that user's ...
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how to prevent Chromium from remembering a certain form field?

There are some form fields on some websites, where I enter a one-time code sent by SMS or generated by a hardware token, to authenticate to some service. The Chromium browser remembers the previous ...
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How can I remove url autocorrect entry in google chrome (windows)

The first time I used Chrome on this computer I mistakenly typed in the URL/Search textbox "C/#" instead of "C#" and now eveytime I write a sentence that starts with "C#" it "auto-corrects" it to the ...
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Interactive menu (autocomplete) in bash with dialog(1)

So we can use dialog --menu ... to make a menu. And we can quick select the option by first letter of the tag. I want dialog to register keystrokes and perform the autocomplete. E.g. we have 3 ...
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Clear item from Chrome address bar autocomplete

I use the address bar in Chrome to type in search engine queries. Somehow at some stage, I have mistyped C# as C/#. This makes the browser think I am trying to enter an address on the C drive if ...