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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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1answer
155 views

Add commands auto completion to Cygwin

I'm looking for a 'modernized' cmd.exe and I find myself quite comfortable with Cygwin. However, I can't make Cygwin auto complete some "commands" I need (programs in SysInternal Suite like ...
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How to autocomplete filename in your path on the command line when in a different directory in windows7

on the windows command line I can autocomplete any filename/subdirectory by typing a few letters and then pressing Tab. Is there a way to extend this to anything that is in my PATH. Example: In my ...
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Fish - A way to configure it such that it does not scroll through tab completions with tab

If you have a directory structure like the below ./test/locationOne ./test/locationTwo ./test/locationThree If, with bash, or fish, you type in cd test/ then hit tab, it will autocomplete until ...
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1answer
105 views

How to get the result from bash auto-completion as a string?

What I'm looking for is not how to add autcompletion in bash for another program, but a way to get the result of what would have happened in bash to a string, basically: autocomplete "/etc/apa" ...
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1answer
121 views

How to make bash list possible file completions while staying on the same line

Every time I hit tab to list the possible filename matches of the dir that I'm in against the specified partial filename, bash lists the possible matches and breaks onto a new line. Does anyone know ...
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Is it possible to configure the way bash completes directory names?

I'd like to instruct bash to use a special method to perform completion on certain directory names. For example, bash would call a program of mine to perform completion if a path starts with "$$", and ...
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1answer
766 views

Windows Command Prompt auto-completion with forward slashes?

I switch between Linux and Windows quite a lot and it's annoying the hell out of me that the Windows command prompt won't auto-complete directory paths when I press Tab if I use forward slashes like ...
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2answers
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How to get linux to stop asking “There are # rows, list them anyway? [n/y]” for auto-completing

How do I get tcsh to stop asking if I want to list files in a directory that may have a lot of auto-completes? For example, if I do: xemacs ../"TAB" to get the list of files it asks: There are ...
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2answers
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Can I modify cmd.exe or PowerShell behavior so that tab autocomplete doesn't clear everything after the caret?

In either Windows command prompt cmd.exe or the PowerShell, I can do tab completion for many things, such as cycling through commands, filenames, or directories. The problem is, it deletes everything ...
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3answers
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Command line history & tab-completion for sftp in OS X Terminal.app

I use Terminal.app constantly. When connecting via ssh to remote *nix systems, I can continue to use tab to complete command names and arrow-up/down to navigate the command history. However, with sftp ...
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Git pull auto complete OSX

Follow some instruction on this site http://denis.tumblr.com/post/71390665/adding-bash-completion-for-git-on-mac-os-x-leopard . I can do git auto complete for MAC OS. However, when I type git pull ...
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How can I use Tab-Completion in PuTTY connecting to a Ubuntu Server?

I use PuTTY to connect to an Ubuntu Server (VPS). I would like to use Tab-Completion when I'm working with the command line on Ubuntu Server... How can I configure it?
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Autocomplete in windows cmd prompt?

I know that we can autocomplete paths in cmd prompt. I just wanted to know if we can autocomplete commands in cmd prompt like we do in bash. Can we make it search through a list of builtin commands ...
4
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1answer
970 views

cmd.exe tab completion character set to something odd

Background: I have an install of Windows XP SP3 OEM that I use often. Recently its cmd.exe somehow forgot that pressing TAB means I want to use the completion feature. I found out how to fix this ...