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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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 ...
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Selectively Remove Auto Complete Entries from Internet Explorer

I use Windows XP with IE 8. When I try to access GMail (or any other site for that matter), the Auto Complete feature shows the list of username and on select of that, it auto-completes the password ...
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In Firefox how do I disable “switch to tab” in URL bar?

In Firefox 4, the URL bar autocomplete pop-down now has an entry called "Switch to Tab", for URLs which are already open in other tabs. I never want this, and always end up hitting it by mistake. Is ...
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Make Google Chrome's address bar prefer page titles to domain names when offering completions?

I've recently switched from Firefox to Chrome, and the thing I miss most from Firefox is the "Awesome Bar" that suggests completions for what I type primarily based on page titles, and then ...
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How to expand * on Bash command line

I understand that if you type ls * it is actually expanded to ls a b c when the current directly has files a, b and c. I was wondering if there is a way to expand this before I hit enter. Similar to ...
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It is possible to make autocompletion in Powershell work like in bash?

I love Powershell, but coming from a Linux background there is a few things that is really bugging me. Like for example how the default auto completion works. For example: Get-PS expands to ...
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How can I make Emacs TRAMP offer completions from my ~/.ssh/config?

When I want to access remote files over sftp in Emacs using TRAMP, I would like Emacs to offer me completions from the hostnames in my ssh config. How can I do this? For example, if I have two hosts ...
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firefox - autocomplete feature

Internet Explorer has one feature called - AutoComplete. My query is what is the name of similar feature in Firefox? From where and how can we enable/disable the AutoComplete feature in Firefox?
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Software that can automatically login to a website, perform tasks and take screenshots?

Does anyone know of software that can be configured to automatically login to a website, perform tasks, and take screenshots at regular intervals? Preferably Mac-compatible.
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How can I get Google Chrome to auto-fill more form entries?

Google Chrome's auto-fill does not work for most sites and does not save form entries. This makes it unusable. When I checked the options, I was shocked to see the only option with auto-fill is to ...
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How to use fx autocomplete in Excel w/o mouse

When you type a formula into Excel 2007, it brings up hints for functions. For example, type =L into the fx field and a bunch of functions will appear in a drop down menu (Large, LCM, Left, etc). ...
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Does NetBeans have automatic code-completion for C++?

Does NetBeans facilitate code-completion for C++? If yes then what are the shortcuts to use it?
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may I let cygwin-bash not recognize DLLs as executable and auto-complete them

using GNU bash 3.2.29(20)-release from cygwin 1.5 on a windows-xp sp3 japanese installation. being a linux user, I know in cygwin and *nix, all files with +x mod can be executable. so it is ...
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VIM script for auto-completing Python identifier names

I'm used to working with the nifty "code-intelligence" auto-completion of identifiers in Komodo IDE. In the non-graphic work environments that I still have, I'm craving for a similar capability inside ...
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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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How to remove one or all auto-complete text entries in Chrome? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Remove auto-complete field entries in Google Chrome Ok... so this is embarrassing. I typed in "boobs" on EncyclopediaDramatica's search because, well, it's a really ...
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Remove auto-complete field entries in Google Chrome

Is there a way to stop the gmail address field (on the login page) from displaying all the gmail addresses that you have ever typed in it? When logging in with Google Chrome or trying to set up a ...
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How do I edit or add to Notepad++ HTML/CSS autocomplete?

Could anyone tell me how to go about editing the existing CSS and/or HTML autocomplete language in Notepad++? My Google-fu has let me down and I can't find an answer. In essence, I want to add some ...
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Outlook - How to find auto-complete list of emails?

When you type an email address in a new message in Outlook, it auto-completes from a list of emails you previously wrote too.Where can I find this list of emails\users?
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can zsh do 2 stage completion?

Let's say I have the following files in the directory: abc123ABC abc123QWE abc456 Now suppose I type a and hit TAB. In bash the completion as it usually works would just complete abc and stop ...
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How to remove addresses from Thunderbird's autocomplete drop-down?

When Thunderbird suggests email addresses for me as I type, there are many addresses there that I know are obsolete. How can I permanently remove them so they are never suggested to me again?
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Tab-completion with directories/links

I have this problem with tab-completion in terminal in both archlinux and ubuntu: I have a link which links to a directory named "something" in my home directory. Now when I open a terminal and want ...
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Why did FireFox stop remembering my history?

In the configuration it is still set to remember my history. When i type in autocomplete it remembers the sites i visit yesterday. However everything iam doing right now isnt showing up in ...
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how to enable command line autocomplete after sqlite

Once upon a time when I started sqlite from the command line I could using the tabbing autocomplete to enter the database name. This has not worked for a while now. Any suggestions on how to do this? ...
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Bash Auto-complete Adds Trailing Slash After Filename

I recently upgraded my system from Etch to Lenny. Now when I use auto-complete, file names (not directories) appear with a trailing slash on the command line. It seems to be related to multiple ...
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bash completion processing gone bad, how to debug?

It all started with a simple alias gv='gvim --remote-quiet' and now gv Space Tab gives nothing where it normally should give filenames. Oddly, alias gvi='gvim --remote-quiet' works as expected. ...
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Elevate the weight of browsing history in Google Chrome's autocomplete

Google Chrome has the feature of auto-completing web addresses while you type them in the address bar. Alas, it gives absurdly more weight to Google's own auto-suggest v.s. my own browsing history, ...