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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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> ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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 my_function=&...
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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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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: =IF(A2=...
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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 choose and then manually add the desired email to the List? How do I delete only certain (and NOT all) emails from my ...
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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 ...