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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Stop Chrome from entering my bank password automatically

Chrome automatically enters my bank password when I go to the Bank site. How do I stop this?
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Use only one word of Google's auto-complete

Something that I find annoying on a very regular basis is when Google's auto-complete (usually from chrome's address bar) gives me a suggestion that is half of what I want but I either have to type ...
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Command parameter autocompletion like “xe”

I noticed today, when working with XenServer's CLI, that the xe command allows autocompletion with the 'tab' character not only for files, but for parameters too! For example if I write xe vm-[tab] ...
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How to accept LibreOffice Calc autocomplete suggestion without leaving the cell edit mode?

Whenever I start typing a sentence in a LibreOfice Calc cell it suggests autocomplete options based on other cells contents. I usually would like to accept it and make a slight modification but when I ...
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Autocomplete in all KDE textareas

Is there any way to get autocomplete from system dictionaries in all KDE text areas, including Kate, Dolphin, Rekonq and the rest of KDE? If it could be integrated into Firefox as well, that would be ...
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Auto find file parameter in bash

I've been trying to construct a method for bash to auto complete a file argument. so when you type vi not[tab][tab] it auto completes to notes.md if it is within the history or path or gives a list of ...
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path completion in major IDEs

In vim I can use the ctrl-x ctrl-f shortcut for autocompleting file paths, a nice feature that I have missed all the time in all major IDEs, I am wondering how I can do it in the following: eclipse ...
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How do I get Google search request completion suggestions from console?

When one starts typing a search request on Google search page, Google shows a dropdown with some popular completion suggestions. There are often useful or funny things there. How do I get that list ...
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How to setup predictive text (autocomplete) on Mac?

Apart from native support for text shortcuts, how can I enable autocomplete on Mac, presumably Cocoa applications? I mean autocomplete from dictionary or words previously used. Something like ...
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Adding file autocompletion in rake with zsh

I have oh-my-zsh installed with the rails plugin, when I use zsh completion with rake, it completes with the tasks list from rake -T. When I run a specific test, one of the parameters is the path to ...
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Eclipse does not autocomplete both html and php tags in php file

I am using eclipse indigo. and i have installed WTP plugin. After i open php file in webcontent/ directory of my project it does not auto complete any php synatx and html tags too.. But html file ...
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xcode shortcut for autocompletion of filename / filepath

Is there a function in xcode for filename / filepath autocompletion? I am looking for something like the c-x c-f shortcut in vim. Like this:
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Directory auto completion in bash scripts

Bash scripting newbie here writing my first script to copy a directory of pictures from one place to another. #!/bin/bash # Moves picture directories cp -R /path/to/pictures/$1 ...
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How can I construct a vim mapping to perform Ctrl-N, but as if iskeyword included '-'?

In Vim, when I'm programming, I often want Ctrl-N to behave as if - were part of a keyword; in other words, have it included in iskeyword. However, I'd like to create a new keymapping for this and ...
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Excel custom auto-complete

I have a long list in a sheet in my Excel file: Number Value 123 Text 123 127 Another text 131 Yet another text ... ... On another sheet, I need to input those numbers. But as ...
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How to cycle in Finder autocomplete suggestions?

For example I want to go to ~/Library/Application Support. By pressing command+shift+g in Finder and type ~/Library/App, Finder will autocomplete it with ~/Library/Application Scripts. I need to ...
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Sublime text auto semicolon

Is it possible to automatic add semicolon in sublime? // 1 Route::get(| // 2 Route::get(|); After closing bracket insert ; at the end of line?
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How to customize command completion in (t)csh?

i knew that it's related to complete built in command when you hit tab key. in the company, we have this xyz command complete | grep xyz xyz 'p/3/$$:1_$:2/' 'p/2/$abc_$:1/' ...
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Vim YouCompleteMe

I see that the vim plugin YouCompleteMe is a great autocompletion tool but is there a way to get it to complete not just from a file I am working on but external files as well? Like, if I go to type ...
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Vim YouCompleteMe plugin usage

I recently installed the YouCompleteMe plugin, which is great...works great, etc. But I do have one question: If I have typing up a source file from start to finish, it includes everything in that ...
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Xcode Header Autocomplete

I am cross-posting this from Stack Overflow because the question does not fits better in this stack exchange network. I am using Xcode 5.1.1 on Mountain Lion and creating a command line application ...
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Chrome and Chrome Canary auto-complete feature

I have Chrome and Chrome Canary installed on my machine. In Chrome when I browse a website that has a form, as soon as I enter the first character, the auto-complete shows up and I can select my ...
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Is there a way to make Notepad++ auto-complete words on {TAB} instead of {ENTER}?

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 ...
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Atom editor autocomplete project

Using gihub's editor, atom, I would like to know if it's possible to have autocompletion for the project, in other words a plugin or option that would look in all the file's project and complete the ...
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bash autocompletion + command history using sudosh on AIX

We configured sudosh on AIX as login shell with /usr/bin/bash as their default shell. All is working fine except bash autocompletion and command history are not working anymore. TAB is TAB, arrows ...
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bash: smart autocomplete based on history?

I once found an amazing bash option, but now I can't remember how to renable it. It extended autocomplete to look at your most recent history. So if you'd previously typed open index.html and then ...
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Browser plugin to suggest words as you type

is there any browser plugin (doesn't matter which browser) that can give you a list of word suggestions as you type inside a textarea (e.g. like this one on superuser, or email content area). For ...
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Zsh autocomplete function with sed

I'm struggling to write an ZSH autocomplete function. My goal is to autocomplete ta's and tk's first argument with the projects listed in tmux list-sessions and tmuxinator list. Here's what I have so ...
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How to see more autocompleted search queries?

I was just playing with entering "how do I make " and "how to create " (yes, with a space) so that Google would show me popular search queries beginning with that text. It's pretty interesting to ...
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Notepad++ autocomplete HTML comment tag

I've recently enabled N++ autocomplete feature to close HTML/XML tags for me. My problem is with the HTML comment tags: it tries to auto-close them! I type: <!-- comment --> And it ...
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vim autocomplete search from middle of word

Are there any plugins that provide middle of word auto complete in Edit mode? Currently Ctrl+N and Ctrl+P will only work if you type the start of the word. I would like to type: if (cool and get ...
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Calculating Dates Backwards in Excel

I am trying to calculate 6 Fridays before a certain date, as well as 4 Fridays before a certain date, in order to establish deadlines for several departmental responsibilities. I would like the dates ...
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how to enable inline javascript autocomplete in eclipse with aptana extension

Background I have Eclipse. I have installed the Aptana studio plugin for Eclipse. I am editing an HTML file. JavaScript auto-complete / content assist only works half of the time: Eclipse won't ...
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Does vim's youcompleteme plugin require clang to auto complete?

From the youcompleteme's documentation, it's quite ambiguous what clang has done for it. Does it do syntax check? Semantics check? Or it's necessary to do auto completion? Actually, youcompleteme ...
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ZSH autolearn completition plugin

Is there something like "autolearn" command/plugin for zsh? By this I mean when I type command option option1 ... and zsh don't know about options for this particular command I want zsh to remember ...
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How to edit Firefox URL autocomplete weights

I'm used to using the URL autocompletion in Firefox to access my favorite websites. It's quicker and more convenient than mucking around with the mouse to access bookmark lists -- just Ctrl-L, a few ...
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Zsh: how to auto complete after a command?

everyone. It's a little difficult to explain what I want to do. I want to create a script 'example', which can input long commands for you after you run it with short parameters. For example, $ ...
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How to turn off text auto-completion in gmail / googlemail?

Suddenly gmail started trying to complete every word / text typed in gmail / googlemail See this screenshot: How can I turn this off?
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Enable autocompletion in VS 2010

I've got a problem to enable the auto-completion in Visual Studio 2010. I searched in the options and in the web for information ...
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Restricting MSYS (Bash) auto-completion to current directory

I'm using MSYS on Windows 7 and I really enjoy the TAB auto-completion feature of the bash console. However it appears that this feature queries all directories in Windows' $PATH variable, requiring ...
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How to turn on page prerendering in Chrome while typing?

Some versions ago Google Chrome showed search results (not in autocomplete, but in the page area) while a user was still typing in the query. Then this feature disappeared, while only hidden prefetch ...
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Outlook 2013 Autocomplete Function not working

So usually after a few quick googles things like this can be resolved in a few minutes, but for some reason this one has escaped both myself as well as another senior engineer. Here is the setup. The ...
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How do I keep //end main and //end class on the same line

I am running Java eclipse 4.3.1 ${filecomment} ${package_declaration} ${typecomment} ${type_declaration}//end class //end main "package tester; public class test { public static void main ...
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Outlook: how to fill the auto complete cache?

We use Outlook 2010 and 2013 connected to Microsoft Office365 (corporate accounts). We imported a big address book. Every account has access to it, no problem there. I search a way to use ...
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Checking chrome url autocomplete prabability stats

I want to see the probability stats that chrome has for certain keywords I type in the ommnibox, but I can't remember the command used to do it. What I mean is, when I type "twi" it gives me a list ...
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Enable auto save conversations in Microsoft Office Communicator 2007

For any conversation I have to manually say 'File->Save->Save As Email' which saves the Conversation so far in that window to 'Conversation History' folder. But many times if I forget to do that & ...
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Emacs bind single shift key

I know that the shift key is somewhat special, but sometime it turns out this key is very handy when we have some key binding conflicts. Currently I want to bind the single left shift key to replace ...
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Vim plugin clang_completion: jump to the next function parameter?

When clang_complete completes the function parameters, is there any keyboard shortcut to jump from one to the next? For example, #include <stdio.h> int main(void) { ...
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Unintended autocomplete or alias in Terminal

There is a "strange" autocomplete function in my macbook. If I try to type "ps -aux" in terminal (iTerm or TotalTerminal) with the hit of "s" in ps, automatically this happens: "ps -p $$ # Tells the ...
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&nbsp; added in class name on Mac

At the beginning, I believed it was a simple problem of CSS and Sublime Text 2 and posted on stackoverflow. But it seems to be a biggest issue in relation with the OS. On every website with ...