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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How do I get zsh tab completion to “vi **/foo<TAB>” to match and complete the first file matching “foo*” anywhere under the current directory?

How do I get zsh tab completion to cat **/foo<TAB> to match and complete the first file matching foo* in any subdirectory under the current directory? For example, do this while inside a fresh ...
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Can autofill in Chrome be reduced to single fields

I find the autofill features in webbrowsers very useful. But I prefer to fill in each field of a form seperately, which can be extremely fast by using only Tab and arrow-down keys. Unfortunately ...
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Notepad++ XML Auto Indent + Tag Closing

I'm migrating a question I posted on stackoverflow to here as it may be more relevant. Here is the question: I'm looking for a way to code XML (mxml, specifically) in Notepad++ such that it follows ...
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Disable URL autocomplete in the address bar?

With Firefox, when you type a URL in the address bar, a drop-down comes up with suggestions based on browsing history. Firefox 15 (maybe earlier) has introduced a feature that, in addition to the ...
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How does my browser remember my password?

When I log into Gmail/Facebook, my browser offers to save this password. Now, this login detail is stored in an SQLite file on my personal machine, which I can access. The password entry though, ...
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Bash filename tab completion

I have noticed sometimes that tab completion is helpfully filtered in bash. I am a java programmer and often use the java and javac commands in the terminal for quick or remote tasks. Say I have the ...
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bash compgen -d — '~' always produce empty output

bash$ compgen -d -- '~' Produces empty output. bash$ compgen -d -- '~mi' Also produces empty output. bash$ compgen -d -- '~mice/' ~mice/.pulse ~mice/.mozilla ~mice/Pictures Is OK. bash$ ...
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zsh completion-expansion & cursor position

Assume there are three dirs: abc adc aec I want to type cd dc, press Tab and get cd adc (trailing / is not important) completion. Is it possible? What is the simplest way to achieve this behaviour? ...
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when checkout a previous commit, Is there a quick way to input the log commit hash?

It's really tedious to type the following command: git checkout 622fe0a9b6bffdf4723026ae6e673245b510ac66 Is there autocomplete or shortcut to do this?
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Strange behavior of auto completion when double tab in terminal

I installed the new version of Ubuntu-12, and found a very strange auto-completion behavior. For instance, I have a folder tree something like ~/A/B/C.eps and open a terminal, under folder A, when I ...
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How to delete or modify autocomplete entry in firefox?

We know auto complete. When we enter a username the firefox will auto complete our username. Say some of the entries are wrong and we want to change it. How would we do so?
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How to override a website blocking autocomplete on forms (Google Chrome)?

Is there currently a way in Chrome to stop websites from blocking autocompletion of forms? I'm open to any suggestions my skills would cover, so if there is no addon which does the job, I'll have a ...
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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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How to use the autocomplete feature for VBA function in Excel 2007 with Excel Add-In

(cloning from question on SO) I created a function in VBA. I want Excel 2007 to show the Autocomplete when writing this function in the cell's Excel. Detail as How to use the autocomplete feature ...
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Can bash (or a terminal) auto-complete (tab-complete) from terminal buffer contents?

Imagine I have a bash session in a terminal, just after some output: $ grep foo *.txt this.txt: something123 foo $ After this grep, let's say that my next command will take something123 as an ...
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URL autocomplete no longer working in Chrome

The browser URL autocomplete has started behaving differently starting yesterday. I used to access my top urls by typing the first one or two letters of a URL then pressing enter. Now, I have to ...
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How to setup VIM for php development?

I have been trying a lot (but not smartly) to figure out setting up VIM, ctags, omnicomple for PHP development. On Googling I found this file. But have no clue how to use it. What have I done until ...
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tmux autocomplete command

I use this key-bind to launch a ssh session in a split window bind-key S command-prompt -p "ssh" "splitw 'ssh %1'" how I can get autocomplete in tmux command? example ssh hos<tab> ssh host ...
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How to delete an URL from Chrome's Omnibox suggestions? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I delete previously entered items from Google Chrome Omnibox? Chrome: remove URL from autocomplete which doesn't show up in history? How can I delete an URL ...
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How to configure chrome's URL suggestions [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I delete previously entered items from Google Chrome Omnibox? I prefer to navigate the web with the keyboard, typing in URLs and letting Chrome autocomplete them. ...
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Autocompletion in Firebug expanded console

This one's bugging me since ever. Is it possible to enable autocomplete in Firebug console when it's expanded? In "condensed" mode (which is default) it works like a charm. I noticed that some ...
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How to remember user name and password on website that prevent browsers from doing so

The example website is manuscript central: eg: http://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/ele It does not appear to use the html autocomplete blocking tag.
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Adding a trigger command to autocomplete function in zsh

When you define an alias like alias g=git, the shell will pick it up and run the corresponding autocomplete function. Now, there's a program out there called hub, which is basically a supserset of ...
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System-wide auto-complete word list syncing/integration?

I've been thinking that convenient auto-completion is my must-have feature of the text editors and word processors that I use. I wonder if anyone knows of a program or library that implements a ...
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Chrome: Autocomplete not working on particular input fields

I've run into an issue in Chrome where autocomplete will remember the history of most input boxes, yet fails to save any history in one particular field. Firefox was able to successfully save the ...
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How can I filter zsh's completion candidates?

I'm trying to autocomplete an OS X defaults domain. I type: $ defaults write <TAB> And I get lot of results, as you might imagine: com.apple.AOSNotification.Accounts com.apple.ATS ...
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Unix (Debian) autocomplete paths thru symlinks

By default, directory symlinks on unix systems are treated as files as far as the autocomplete feature goes. For example, having a directory symlink at /srv/link/, typing /srv/liTAB does only complete ...
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VIM: Tab as omnicomplete, but not at beginning of line

I have configured Tab as Omnicompetion in VIM 7.3: inoremap <Tab> <C-n> This is convenient, but I would really like to have regular tab back at the beginning of a line! Is there any way ...
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Disable Bash's autocompletion based on command

Bash in my Fedora 16 seems to autocomplete arguments based on the command itself. So if I for example type cd Tab … it will only show directories. There are however far too many commands where ...
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oh-my-zsh history completion

I have recently switched to zsh, using robbyrussell's oh-my-zsh. Before that i used bash with a lot of custom stuff and i am only missing one thing because zsh is trying to be 'too smart': If i type ...
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can I make zsh filename completion work like Vim?

I use setopt menu_complete so that I can hit TAB repeatedly to get different filename completions in zsh. However, I would also like to be able to type: ls ~/*.txt<TAB> and then use TAB to ...
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Autocomplete user defined function/variable names in Coda

Is it possible natively, or is there a plugin, that will use Coda's autocomplete function for user defined methods and variables?
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Does a fuzzy matching mode exist for the zsh shell?

I've recently fallen in love with efficient text completion systems. One of my favourite kinds of completion is so-called fuzzy completion. This is a mode where the program will complete the user's ...
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Git completion with aliases

I have a convenient dotfiles repo on Github for you all to look at, here. FYI, git is installed via Homebrew, as with most of the executables on my system. My git-completion in zsh works fine when I ...
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zsh completion after installing/removing packages

How does zsh figure out currently installed packages on Debian, and how can I update that information? After running apt-get install, zsh won't autocomplete that package as a possible parameter for ...
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Security risks with autocomplete

I've heard of websites that have autocomplete fields that aren't visible, so extra information is captured when a user uses autocomplete (ex. a hidden address field, that is only filled in with ...
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Xcode immediate autocompletion (not only to the next CamelCase)

How to make the autocompletion feature return the current suggestion (from "completion list") in full? That is, how not to jump only to the next CamelCase with TAB ... but instead have, say, CTRL + ...
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How can I add more autocomplete options to Notepad++? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I edit or add to Notepad++ HTML/CSS autocomplete? I created many functions in PHP and I want to add them to the "autocomplete" of Notepad++. How can I do that?
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How can zsh be configured to autocomplete directory name with camelcase matching?

Eclipse and Resharper have a nice way of navigating files. If I have the following folders (or files) in my current directory MyReallyLongName MyReallyLongAndFunName MyReallyLongAndNotReallyFunName ...
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Geany: Syntax highlighting and autocomplete doesn't work unless I have the header file open in geany

I'm currently writing a program that uses the GTK library. The programs compile and run fine. The problem is - geany seems to not 'know' what structs and methods are in the GTK header file. It ...
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ls working strangely

I'm used to typing ls Doc, and tabbing a couple times to complete to ls Documents/. However, now my ls is completing that same statement to ls Documents with a space at the end of Documents, so I can ...
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Where does firefox save/store auto fill data

where does firefox store passwords and username when we opt for remember password. Is it always cookies or some other encrypted file.Also where is the data filled by auto complete functionality of ...
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How can I stop zsh from autocorrecting on proper commands?

I'm having a very strange issue with an install of zsh on my local machine. It attempts to correct commands I've typed very aggressively. Here are two examples. If I type which ssh it will ask me if ...
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Auto-insert left bracket in Vim

I'm trying to code some Objective-C in Vim and one thing I'm missing from Xcode is the ability to auto insert the left matching bracket. Say if I have the following text: NSString *string = ...
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How can I keep contact auto-completion from being deleted in Outlook 2010?

In Outlook 2010, for some reason unknown to me, the auto-complete list for contacts gets cleared every time I restart Outlook. I am referring to the auto-completion of recently used contacts when I ...
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XCode Command-T-style autocomplete for zsh

I've just started using the Command-T plugin for vim, and it rocks. In case you haven't heard of it, it allows you to type something like this: Sb to select Something.hs-boot from the list ...
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Tab key doesn't complete commands in Run dialog

I like to use the Tab key to complete or skip commands and links in shells and browsers when I am typing, but when I hit the Tab key in the Run dialog, it causes focus to leave the text box, so I'm ...
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Opera doesn't show me addressbar content completion for all pages. Why?

When I type something in the address bar then I sometime see Opera offering pages which have the given word in the page text. This would be very useful if it worked all the time, but whenever I try it ...
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How can I add more email address autocomplete sources to Thunderbird

When I am sending an email i want thunderbird to use any means necessary to try to autocomplete the email of the recepient... or at least to look into the senders' emails in my inbox... Is that ...
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zsh: Autocomplete ambigously only on second tab press

Currently, when I hit TAB, and there's more than one option to autocomplete, zsh will show all of them. If I hit TAB a second time, it will pick the first. I'd like to change this to: First TAB: ...