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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Bash completion: filter out backup (~) files

I would like bash to filter out backup files, with a name ending in ~ (tilde), when auto-completing filenames. I have written a script to set this when using vim (I have very little experience with ...
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excel, auto sorting/deleting columns that are far apart

I have a long list of people with specific criteria, and i need either a macro, or a function in the background that every month when i update this list (delete old and coy paste info in thats new) ...
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Any good way to momentarily block submitting a command if a tab-completion is ambiguous? [migrated]

Occasionally I go to type a command, think I've gotten enough of the filename that Bash can complete it, hit Tab, and then hit Enter before I notice that the filename didn't complete. Most of the time ...
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Webstorm 2016.1 Autocomplete without Ctrl + Space not working

I am not sure if this was a change in one of the recent updates but I no longer get autocompletion suggestions as I type things like css selectors in a .css file or js function completion when typing ...
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Autocomplete errors on internal exchange emails

We recently switched the company from a hosted exchange to our own Exschange 2016 server. When we moved everything over we would get bouncebacks on internal emails. I found the cause of this to be ...
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Restrict Outlook auto-complete to Global Address Book ONLY

I possibly know the outcome to this problem, but I've been asked to investigate anyway. I work in a law firm that has a lot of very sensitive information. Occasionally, an under-pressure-super-busy ...
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How to get bash-style autocompletion in zsh, (for git command)

I switched to zsh and find it better than bash, but I have a problem with oh-my-zsh's (hereafter "OMZ") autocomplete feature. When I type git chec, OMZ completes that to git check; in bash it gets ...
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bash autocomplete fails with wildcard

Using bash on this this system: Linux 3.16.0-4-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 3.16.7-ckt20-1+deb8u4 (2016-02-29) x86_64 GNU/Linux The sequence: cd /tmp touch test1.txt && touch test2.txt && ...
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Adding path delimiter on autocomplete in Windows cmd

In the Terminal on OSX, when you press Tab to autocomplete a directory name, a / delimiter gets added for you, so you can immediately type your next entry. Is there a way to have the same behavior ...
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XCode 7 autocomplete suggestions don't work properly and are very confusing

I have some static int const variables in a file a.h . I am including them in another file b.h like so: #include "a.h" The a.h looks something like this: static int const PIZZA = 0; static ...
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Remove quick events apple calendar

I have a picky customer that uses Apple calendar in El Capitan to add events. When he clicks quick event and begins typing, it automatically suggests events based on the calendar's history. Is there ...
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How to disable automatic top level domain completion?

When I type "http://something" in the Firefox url bar and Firefox can't resolve I get automatically redirected to "http://www.something.com/". It even does this when I never visited something.com ...
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Multiple cursors do not auto complete in Atom Text Editor

I have been using Atom for a while now and found something interesting. When using multiple cursors auto completion does not work. I have tried parentheses, brackets, curly brackets, and quotation ...
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Command history in RStudio and .inputrc

I use these two lines in my .inputrc file so that instead of just browsing through the command history, the arrow keys make the shell to do a search/autocomplete (as discussed e.g. here on Ask ...
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“Navicat for PostgreSQL” gives error “80070003: PrectServer2 not connected” when attempting to autocomplete with materialized views

For some reason I get the error "gives error "80070003: PrectServer2 not connected" when Navicat tries to autocomplete. Take the following example select co.| from visualize.co_mention co When the ...
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How to autocomplete hyphenated directory name in OSX terminal?

I have this set of folders on 2 macbooks both running the latest version of El Capitan. foo-bar foo-bar2 On one system, hitting tab after cd f gives me cd foo-. On the other system, I get cd foo. ...
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zsh autocomplete results from function

I've been searching and searching and unable to find a clear way to do this: Slightly contrived example to hide details: Say I want to autocomplete tmux session names with a command that will open ...
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Is there a Mac OS X terminal application which will autocomplete commands available within a program? [duplicate]

I apologize if this has been asked before, but I've done some searching and haven't been able to find anything. I have recently installed Fedora 23 and I've noticed the terminal application does ...
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Can we specify number of search completion results in each group?

Using vimperator with following command set. set complete=Sl When I open a new page/tab, I will get 10 search engine suggestions and 10 history/bookmark link related to the keywords I typed. ...
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Is there a way to automatically close brackets, braces and parentheses in Chrome?

I'm looking for a way to have opened brackets, braces and parentheses automatically closed when typing in Chrome, exactly like how a code editor would. After googling I didn't see any extensions that ...
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Bash not auto-completing filenames

I am on mac os and using default terminal, i.e. Bash. I am quite new to command line and simply trying things out. For now, I am simply trying to cd into a directory and play a mp3 file there. I cd'ed ...
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How can I stop Firefox from autocompleting the wrong site in the location bar? [duplicate]

There are a few sites I have visited by mistake. These are not bookmarked, but despite repeated clearing of browser history, both from within Firefox, and using CCleaner, Firefox keeps suggesting ...
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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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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> ...