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 to remove remembered autocomplete items in Firefox and Chrome?

I love the way the browser remember the text I entered into a form field - especially when I'm a developer. It saves lots of my typing time. Though, sometimes there are unwanted remembered items and ...
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Exel 2007-2010 - auto-insert date when add new or edit comment

I see that when I add new a comment to a cell, Excel auto insert my username into it. So I wonder whether or not we can configure the way Excel add header to my comment. Actually, I need Excel to ...
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IE9: Option to disable autocomplete in forms is disabled/greyed out in IE9 options

In IE9, I went to Tools > Options > [Content] > AutoComplete Settings to uncheck the Forms checkbox so IE would no longer save data I enter into forms, but it's checked and disabled which means I ...
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Gvim Tab Completion

How can you make gvim do tab completion like the terminal-based vim? The terminal-based vim displays suggestions instead of auto-completing with the first result in the folder and cycling through ...
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Can user-defined autocomplete keyword description in notepad++ span multiple lines?

I am creating an API auto-complete XML file for my user-defined language. Can the description text assigned to the keyword be displayed as multiple lines inside the auto-complete pop-up window? i.e. ...
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Is it possible to use different zsh menu selection behaviour for different commands?

I'm using the menu select behaviour in zsh, which invokes a menu below the cursor where you can see the various possibilities. The .zshrc option i have set for this is zstyle ':completion:*' menu ...
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Komodo Edit Autocomplete to Include Adding Semicolons

I just started using Komodo and I like it. I have the Smart Editing settings set to do quite a lot, and when I type a parenthesis or curly brace, it adds the second one, which is great. But in some ...
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Are there any autocompletion plugins for vim?

Is there an autocompletion plugin for vim? What are my options here? At the moment I'm using AutoComplPop, but it has bad integration with snipMate that I use and dead slow on Ruby files (even < ...
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Autocomplete move from 2003 to 2010 new PC

Im trying to get a users old settings from word 2003 to 2010, i've got the marcos moved but not working but will deal with them later. The main issuse is with moving auto text when they press F3. Iv ...
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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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Excel doesn't automatically update ranges in SUMIF expression — why?

In Excel 2007, I have a worksheet arranged like this: A B C 1 x 2 15 2 x 3 45 3 x 4 ...
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How do I remove individual autofill suggestions from Google Chrome?

Sometimes, some things are better meant to be private and shouldn't be shown when others watch. How can I remove individual auto-fill suggestions so that they don't re-appear? I don't wish to remove ...
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How to edit Chrome omnibar auto-complete entries?

In Google Chrome omnibar, whenever I type wwwjdic, an entry "wwwjdic.com" will be shown (because I have visited the website http://wwwjdic.com before). Now the problem is that if I type WWWJDIC + ...
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Is there a resolution to autocomplete in bash escaping export variables?

Export variables in bash are now escaped with auto-completion (tab). A change linked to in another post here at Superuser. Is there any change to this issue?
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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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Textmate single quotes autoclosure

I’m using TextMate 1.5.10 on OS X Lion, and for some weird reason I don‘t get autocomplete for single quotes ('). Double quotes (") work fine. Since I personally prefer to use single quotes whenever ...
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Start > Run autocomplete list is populated with non-MRU and non-existent files

If I go to Start > Run and type d:, the autocomplete list is populated with lots of files which have long since been deleted from d: and that I have never run via Start > Run (should not be in MRU). ...
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Why does ~username/ change to /home/username if tab-completing a path with a space in it?

In ~jacksonc/temp/ there are two files, test.txt and space test.txt, both placed there through Windows (using Samba). Using bash, if I type cat ~jacksonc/temp/t[tab] , it autocompletes to cat ...
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gVim - Omni completion preview window doesn't go away?

The omni-completion feature in gVim (under Windows, with mostly default settings) brings up a second buffer, called [Scratch] [Preview]. When I finish selecting an item from the omni-completion popup ...
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Notepad++ auto complete HTML end tags after </ (like Dreamweaver does)

In Dreamweaver typing </ will automatically close the last open tag, so you don't have to type it all out, and it helps if you aren't sure if you closed one or not. Is there a plugin that dose this ...
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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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What's the easiest way to add custom filename autocomplete behavior for a command?

I want to add some rudimentary filename completion for programs like ghc, ghci (Haskell compilers), lyx (typesetting program), namely that hitting [tab] after one of the above should offer ...
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Auto-fill only certain fields in Google Chrome

How do I get Google Chrome to only auto-fill for certain fields, certain sites, and be specific to site? I just double-clicked in the Super User search box and I see things listed that I never ...
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Medium Sized List of English Words

I'm attempting to write a program with a spell check/auto-complete feature. For this I need a decent sized list of the most common English words. The problem I've ran into is that there is a great ...
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Bash autocomplete paths “through” environmental variables

I used to be able to type cd $home/p hit the tab key and the command would change to cd /home/phill Now it doesn't. When cd'ing to a directory based on an environmental variable, I'm "flying ...
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Inject a username into IE 6/7 when Auto-complete is disabled by Admin

My work desktop does not allow me to save user names and passwords in IE (it is disabled within IE-Options-Content-AutoComplete Settings). I would like my computer to remember my username (not my ...
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Bash autocomplete like zsh

I'm using bash, but I'd like to have zsh style autocomplete (you hit tab and it tabs through the possibilities), rather than what bash seems to do, which is display a list of possibilities but not ...
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TextMate CSS autocompletion

Recently I updated my installation of TextMate and I have noticed something rather annoying. When writing CSS code, it no longer automatically appends the semicolon. Here is how it was if I typed ...
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How do I get Firefox to not remember my credit card details?

I just realized that on a certain website I've purchased things from, the credit card details are being autocompleted. Even the 3 digit key on the back of credit card is being autocompleted. I like ...
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Opera 11: Disable “suggestions” in search box

After installing Opera 11 I want to disable Search Suggestions. Right next to the address bar is a search box. When I start typing anything into it, after a moment search suggestions appear. So, ...
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Notepad++ Autocomplete

I heard that Notepad++ has autocomplete but I can't find any documentation online to help with creating your own or how to do it. If somebody could please point me in the right direction (or right ...
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Bash autocomplete on symlink to directory complete to whole directory, including slash [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Tab-completion with directories/links when I've a symlink foo linking to a directory bar/ and I start typing f and hit tab, it completes to foo but I'd like to complete ...
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“English autocompletion” program for Windows

I never experimented with software which gives you "English autocompletion", but it sounds like something I'd love to use and that could make typing much much more efficient. I mean, if I start typing ...
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tcsh shell not autocompleting *.log files for vi

When trying to autocomplete a file name for vi, files ending in .log are not listed as options. How can I correct this?
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Software to autocomplete word like phrases express?

Is there some software to autocomplete word like phrases express, when you type word that automatically give you some option to use word that have used before? Program have to scan word that you ...
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zsh cdpath and autocompletion

My CDPATH in zsh looks like this: export CDPATH='.:..:../..' Unfortunately, this means that when I try to autocomplete after typing 'cd ', there're way too many irrelevant autocomplete options, ...
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How do I get Chrome to auto-complete URL's?

In Safari on OS X, I can just type "cnn" & Safari will fill in the "www." & ".com". How do I get Chrome to do this? ** Edit ** Yes, I know about ctrl+enter, or in my case, ...
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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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How can I stop focus from moving to a new cell when I use autocomplete in OpenOffice?

In OpenOffice Calc, when I type in a cell, the program can sometimes autocomplete the information from earlier rows in the same column. I can hit Enter to accept the completion and move to the next ...
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How to turn off Firefox forms autocomplete for only certain websites, or for all sites temporarily?

I want to turn off Firefox autocomplete, but only for specific websites--not for the entire interwebs. My language course has an online workbook, and the autocomplete keeps giving me the answers if I ...
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How can I add autocomplete in notepad++ for javascript in an .html file?

Notepad++ does auto-complete for html and also for JavaScript. but the auto-completion depends on file extension.html file supports completion for html only. Is there a way to enable auto-completion ...
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Vim: How to create autocomplete/chooser from entries in buffer?

Found out today that if you press Ctrl-Opt-Cmd-V in Textmate, it produces a cute little "chooser" dialogue in-place that allows you to page through your recent clipboard entries. It looks very similar ...
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What is Alt+Shift+{?

Tested this on CentOS and Ubuntu, if you're in a directory with a ton of files $ ls day1.tar.gz day2.tar.gz day3.tar.gz day4.tar.gz day5.tar.gz day6.tar.gz day7.tar.gz day8.tar.gz day9.tar.gz ...
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Vim completion - always suppress the newline after I select a suggestion with the Enter key

Sometimes, after I select a suggestion (from the completion pop-up that appears when pressing Ctrl-N) using the Enter key, Vim will insert a newline and the cursor will be moved to the following line. ...
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Dictionary-based text auto-completion in Windows (i.e. Mozilla Thunderbird e-mail client)?

Most programmer's text editors and IDEs have it, automatic completion of the first few characters (letters) of a keyword or function name. Also, most address bars or search fields feature this (like ...
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How does Open office Autocomplete pick suggestions?

I'm interested it because whenever I go to type in "Egypt" it suggests "Egyptian-brokered". I'm wondering if from that we can deduce any thing about the number of users typing in that phrase, as a ...
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zsh autocomplete wildcard across the network

One of my favorite features of zsh is autocomplete, especially when I'm completing a filename on a networked machine. But how to you include wildcards (like *) and have it autocomplete from the ...
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Visual Studio 10 Disable Find Autocomplete

When I misspell something in Visual Studio 10's find box (the one that shows in the editor's main window, not the popup window "Find and Replace" window), VS10 autocompletes to that misspelled word ...
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Strange zsh autocomplete behaviour

Every time I use tab autocompletion with zsh instead of completing the current string, it gives me a new string + options to complete. It's hard to explane, so here is an example. This is what would ...
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ZSH autocomplete second argument

I'm on my $HOME directory, there is a foo.zip file. I want to extract it into $HOME/work directory, which exists I type unzip foo it expands the filename, I enter but it doesn't expand the "w" to ...