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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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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How can I get emacs 24.* under windows to autocomplete paths in shell buffers using “\” instead of “/”?

See How can I get emacs under windows to autocomplete paths in shell buffers using "\" instead of "/"? I use emacs on windows 7, when calling M-x shell, emacs opens a DOS-Shell. ...
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Prevent Microsoft Word 2010 auto-completing company name?

The name of my company is very similar to a normal word I type regularly (e.g. my company is SuperShop Ltd. and I regularly type "super"). Microsoft Word 2010 tries to be helpful and offers to ...
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bash tab completion is showing commands instead of files and folders

I used chmod to make some scripts executable, and now my bash shell is tab-autocompleting all available commands. How can I make it go back to completing just files / folders in the current folder?
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How to stop Chrome Omnibox search autocomplete?

How do I turn off Chrome Omnibox auto-complete in the Omnibox? I am very annoyed at the slowness of this feature.
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How can I complete directory entries that are under a subdirectory?

I have an function in my .zshrc called c that is defined like so c() { cd ~/Code/$1 } How can I teach ZSH to treat this c function just like I had done cd ~/Code from the command line so that it ...
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Terminal history in auto-completion

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and for some reason there is no terminal history (hitting the up arrow for the previous command), nor is there auto-completion (hitting the tab key). These wonderful ...
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Stop Chrome autocompleting address by default

I do not want to disable autocomplete, I just want to stop the following scenario; In the address bar type example and enter, then exam and enter. For me it searched example again! It autocompleted ...
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How can I fix my filename completion?

Updated to Fedora 19 recently, and some filename completion no longer works the way I expect it to. If I attempt to use it with, say, emacs - then it's fine. emacs a<tab><tab> - lists ...
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Remote Desktop Connection - More than 4 items in autocomplete

I use remote desktop connection a lot in my work and connect to a lot of servers. Groups of servers have some patterns in their names (i.e. some of them start with qa..., some with tv-...) I like the ...
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Netbeans Auto-compeletion on php class's method

I created a php project in Netbeans 7.3. I have a class (MYSQL_DB ). When I want to access its methods inside the file that I defined the class it shows me this: Note that this is out side of class ...
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Excel autofill not working as expected

I am using MS Excel 2013. I have two columns - Year and Quarter like this: 2009 1 2009 2 2009 3 2009 4 2010 1 2010 2 2010 3 2010 4 2011 1 2011 2 2011 3 2011 4 2012 ...
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Vim autocomplete to include punctuation between words

I am currently programming in tcl/tk. I have some widgets called .entry,stdin and .entry,stdout and I am using supertab for autocompletion. The comma is there because I am using a package called ...
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Source ~/.zshrc needed after OSX terminal restart

I have some zsh custom autocomplete set up in OSX for a custom command I have. These autocomplete functions are defined in ~/.zshrc. If I restart the OSX Terminal, I see that the autocomplete does not ...
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Emacs: Single column completion?

TLDR: Is it possible to make emacs use single-column completion? When using emac's completion mechanisms and there are multiple possibilities, then completions are displayed in a separate window, ...
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Disabling autocomplete in comment blocks in Sublime Text

I have autocomplete activated with "auto_complete_selector": "source", however when I'm writing long-form comment blocks the autocomplete suggestions are distracting (i.e. typing current attempts to ...
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Change Omnibox's default behavior to search

I love the autocompletion for Chrome's Omnibox, don't get me wrong. However, much of the time I just want to search for something. When I begin typing into the Omnibox and then press enter, I just ...
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Linux terminal emulator with terminal autocomplete? [closed]

I've moved from OSX back to Linux and am mostly happy. One of the main things I miss is iTerm2, especially its terminal based autocompletion feature (tmux integration would also be nice). I've looked ...
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how to prevent remove omnibox autocomplete entries, macos 10.8.4, chrome 28.0.1500.95

If I type the letter Y in the omnibox, the whole URL is autocompleted to: youtube.com/player_api pressing shift + delete does nothing, nor does fn + shift + delete. (I have a Mac Air 2011, it has a ...
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Sublime intellisense selects padding-bottom by default and not padding

Much as I love Sublime, something that annoys me is that I cannot figure out how to make it select "padding" or "margin" rather than "padding-bottom" or "margin-bottom" by default. Is there a way to ...
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How can I iterate through possible completions in gnu readline?

In a shell that implements GNU Readline, I can click the key to get a list of possible completions to what I started typing. For example: C:\>cd P<TAB> PerfLogs\ Program Files ...
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Making Awesome guess file endings from application name

In bash-completion when I tab to complete a filename and the application has a preferred file extension, bash will intelligently guess it. As an example evince test/te --*tab*--> evince ...
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How can I manage (delete) emails suggested via the autocomplete feature in Outlook 2011 for Mac?

I recently switched to using Mac with Outlook 2011 for Mac. For some reasons many of the email addresses the program suggests are wrong and the worths part is that they don't have the "X" next to them ...
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TextMate can't autocomplete jquery methods by pressing esc?

I'm using TextMate (mac), I was told that this app can autocomplete jQuery methods or functions by pressing the esc key. I have the script tag like this: <script type="text/javascript"> ...
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How stop zsh backspacing over trailing underscore in autocomplete filename?

I have several files in my test directory that all start with 'test_'. I frequently use autocomplete to specify one of these files to edit or run. When I press tab to autocomplete, zsh correctly fills ...
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Many commands are not found by zsh

If I tab autocomplete, most of the time I get errors: If I do vim [TAB] to look for the files in the folder, it just jumps to the next command line. If I try to execute rvm use 2.0.0 --default I get ...
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How do I get emacs to autoexpand from a list of known keywords?

On a Ubuntu installation I have both python-mode.el and the command in my .emacs file: (global-set-key [f2] 'hippie-expand) Thus keywords are highlighted and variables that I have defined already ...
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Bash-like autocomplete in Windows 7 “Run…”

I am an usual Linux user and I got addicted to the ability of running commands from the terminal or the Run textbox (The one which has got ALT+F2 as default shortcut). In Windows 7, I'd like to work ...
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Opera autocomplete in custome search engine

Some build-in search engine of Opera have auto-complete feature. How can I add these capability to my custom search engines? `
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Autocomplete only on demand in OpenOffice Calc

In Open-/Libreoffice Calc, it is possible to enable the auto-completion of cells. That means the cell is filled e.g. with a string that starts with the characters already typed. This may give unwanted ...
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Chrome Omnibox interrupts typing, focus jumps to instant search

My Chrome Omnibox intermittently interrupts my typing, performs google instant search, and moves the focus off of the omnibox, preventing me from continuing to type. Is there a setting that I can ...
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Password memorization and autocomplete heuristics in Chrome

What are Chrome's heuristics to decide to save login form data and autocomplete them on the next visit? If Chrome isn't saving the credentials on a particular form, what could the reasons be? I know ...
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How can I disable that “Display all possibilities” and --More— stuff in bash?

In my shell, l + tab completes like: wim@wim-zenbook:~$ l Display all 135 possibilities? (y or n) With a prompt, and then I have to answer y or n which is annoying, it pages through with --More-- ...
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Bash auto-completion af variables adds additional white space at the end

when I perform an auto-completion of a bash variable an additional white space is added at the end. $FO[TAB] -> $FOO" " I added the quotes in order to denote the white space. The problem is ...
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ZSH, colourify & autocompletion

I have zsh with oh-my-zsh, I added an alias to color the make output using alias make="colourify make" but when I use it, make autocompletion does not work anymore. If I use unalias make, the make ...
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Can I make zsh expand tildes in double quotes?

Ever since I discovered you can use filename completion in double quotes, I've been using it for files with spaces in their names (like /Library/Application Support). It looks nicer and is easier to ...
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autocompletion of .. from a symlinked path

Say I cd to a symlink then try to tab-autocomplete on top of ../ $ mkdir /foo/bar $ ln -s /foo/bar /baz/bar $ cd /baz $ cd bar $ cd ../{tab} In bash, autocomplete presents me with the contents of ...
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bash autocompletion is slow, freezing my desktop

sometimes when working with a custom kernel, pressing tab in the bash autocompletes at a horrible pace. It freezes the whole desktop. Then comes back after awhile. This is the only quirk that I've ...
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Why are all my Outlook autocomplete email addresses suddenly missing?

I have exported all the data (emails, calendar, contacts etc.) from one Outlook PST file into a new PST file, and am now using this new file instead. Everything is working well, except now my ...
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Google chrome disable url suggestions from history

I was searching for a solution which will help me to disable URL auto suggestion (from history) while I type url on adressbar. But I haven't found anything about this solution. I tryied to uncheck Use ...
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Bash-like code completion in vim?

I'm currently using superTab for completions in Vim. However, I'd like the completions to be more like bash. For example, if I'm typing st and the possible completions are struct, string I'd ...
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How can I delete an entry from the Windows Explorer autocomplete/drop down list?

In Windows Explorer, when you start typing a location in the address bar (or click on it's drop down menu), there's a list of autocomplete entries that automatically shows up. How can you delete an ...
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Where the data related to firefox urlbar.autoFill is stored?

Attention! This question is not about auto filling the forms and/or passwords! In firefox (just like chrome) when I type in s in the address bar, it automatically fill the rest to ...
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How do I skip the requirement to hit tab twice on a soft link autocomplete? [duplicate]

When I am in the bash terminal (Mac) and I am selecting a file, I can easily type the first part of a directory and hit tab to have it auto complete, for example: cat ~/Desk [tab] -> cat ...
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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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Why does Chrome suddenly stop autocompleting a URL for me?

Chrome used to complete cal to calendar.google.com for me, but it stopped working. At the moment I'm on 27.0.1448.0 dev on OS X, but this issue is just affecting my profile, not others, so it's not ...
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In Excel 2007, in VBA editor, why when I type Worksheets(1). , Excel does not list the members of the Worksheet object? (and how to fix this)

The picture that explains the question: Notes: I have Tools: Options: Auto List Members option selected Ctrl+Space fails I know that I can use the Object Browser to see, what members I can use ...
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How to remove all autocomplete urls with a certain url in Chrome

I am converting my localhost:8888 to localhost and I want to remove all the autocomplete urls that have localhost:8888 in them. I already did this for history but how do I do this for autocomplete? I ...
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How to add an text entry to automatically complete a form in Google Chrome?

In Google Chrome, when I type something to an textbox, such as my email address or an username for a website, Chrome remembers it. The next time I log in to that website, I just type some first letter ...
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Google Chrome Omnibox differences between 2 installs on Chrome 27 Dev

I have Google Chrome 27 dev (specifically, 27.0.1438.7) installed on my Macbook Pro at home and my iMac at work. Both Macs are on 10.8.3. At work my omnibox auto-completes the way I have always seen ...