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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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: ...
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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, ...