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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Choosing Google autocomplete suggestions without moving my hands from the home row

When I'm searching google.com and get autocomplete suggestions I use the down keyboard key to choose one. This causes me to move my hands from the home row and wastes too much time. Is there another ...
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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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MS Word autocomplete like notepad++ or MS Excel

I'm writing a big document in Microsoft Word 2013, and there are many common words. So I have to retype many words again and again. I know that there is a way to add words to the AutoComplete list but ...
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Autocompletion on all my programs for Linux [closed]

I'm looking for a tool to have an auto-completion feature (glory to zsh!) working on my whole linux system. It could be something similar to the suggestions given by the Android keyboard, but having ...
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history-search-backward ignores search text after first space character?

I use a lot of git commands and since they are mostly 2-word command names, matching doesn't find the closest match. For example: # type in some commands git checkout - git status mvn test # try to ...
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Bash autocomplete for different directories

I've played with bash autocomplete now for a while, but couldn't find a solution for my problem. I have a project directory with subfolders like this: projects/ruby/project1 projects/ruby/project2 ...
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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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Editor with dictionary word completion [closed]

Is there an linux editor which can autocomplete words from a dictionary? I don't ask for autocompletion of already written words in a document (like gedit does). Also I am not looking for (personally ...
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Where do I go to view AutoComplete entries for Internet explorer (IE8 Specifically) [duplicate]

On my old Windows XP computer, I have Internet Explorer 8 installed and I'm trying to retrieve an old account login name and password that I used on that computer a long time ago. I've read other ...
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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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How to autocomplete single-double quotes, parentheses, etc in VIM editor?

I need that everytime a write a single or double quote, parentheses, curly braces, square braces... automatically vim should create the closing one and put the cursor inside in order to continue ...
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Excel Predictive Text

I'd like to have Excel do predictive text based on a column on another sheet. I don't want to use the 'Drop Down' via data validation, since it is a long list of items and I can look up the value ...
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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 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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Show autocomplete suggestions for Developer Toolbar in Firefox?

In the screenshot below (Firefox 39), the Developer Toolbar prompt (the one shown on Shift+F2, not the prompt of the (Web) Console raised with Ctrl-Shift-K, which is also shown above the Developer ...
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How to fuzzy complete filenames in bash like vim's ctrlp plugin?

Say my pwd is at ~/myproject/ and I have a file in ~/myproject/scripts/com/example/module/run_main_script.sh In vim with ctrlp plugin, I can press Ctrl+P, type run_main_ Enter, I am editing that ...
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How can I make shell autocomplete the beginning of a filepath?

I have a project with a deeply nested folder structure. Most of the time I know the name of the file I want to work with, but the folder path is too long/complicated to type when I want to edit it, ...
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How to stop IntelliJ from adding spaces automatically

When I type a-b., it immediately adds a space I don't want so that it ends up looking like: a- b.whateverProperty I have no idea why anyone would ever want spaces added automatically like this and ...
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Vim: use tab key for autocompletion with Autocomplpop plugin

I'm using basic autocompletion in Vim along with the Autocomplpop plugin, which automatically shows available completions when I start typing. Once I've typed enough to narrow down the list to the ...
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How to autocomplete filenames with “wordwise” camelcase matching in bash?

While programming using QtCreator, I got used to its camelcase-aware completion, e.g. typing MC<ctrl-space> would offer MyClass as a completion option. Now I am basically annoyed about that ...
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Zsh - dnf autocompletion

Since Fedora will use dnf as default package manager in its next release, is there available autocompletion for zsh/oh-my-zsh/zpretzo? If not, is there somebody willing to do it? :D
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Completion when pasting Bash command beginning with tabs

I'm writing a Dockerfile which I'm formatting using tabs (which I usually use everywhere). But I've copied a multi-line command where the second line begins with two tab characters, i.e.: apt-get -y ...
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bash: smart autocomplete based on history?

I once found an amazing bash option, but now I can't remember how to re-enable it. It extended autocomplete to look at your most recent history. So if you'd previously typed open index.html and then ...
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How do I phrase what I'm looking for here?

There is a feature I'm looking for on Windows in the command prompt - and I don't think it exists - but rather than looking to see whether it exists in any way - I'm looking to see how to properly ...
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tab-based autocomplete in Firefox for Google

In the past, when I was at google.com, I could do a search, and autocomplete suggestions would appear. So if, for example, I type "fer," "fern, fern care," etc. will appear. I could hit the tab ...
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How to use Google autocomplete in the search bar of Firefox?

I want use Google autocomplete in the search bar (not search box) of Firefox, like in Google Chrome.
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Disable Chrome suggesting that I search on “How I Met Your Mother” wiki [duplicate]

If I type a question into Chrome search that begins with the word "How", it suggests that I search in the How I Met Your Mother wiki: It's been doing this for years. I have been to that wiki on ...
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Why am I suddenly signed out of all of my internet accounts?

I went to facebook yesterday evening and it struck me that I had to type in my password to be able to log in (normally I'm already signed in or have autocomplete do it for me). I went to my email ...
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Enable tab autocomplete in PhpStorm terminal on mac?

I am using PhpStorm for a pretty big project. We use Git for our versioning control. Needless to say, this leads to me switching back and forth all day between branches. I'm using the terminal window ...
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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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Auto complete stops working on Node.js projects

I have encountered an annoying bug which intellisense doesn't show me code completions whenever I type characters. intellisense will only show code completions when I use the key shortcut ctrl + ...
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How to make auto complete available for directories in cdpath for tcsh?

I just learned the trick for setting up cdpath in tcsh and it looks pretty useful. However, it seems that auto-complete of sub-folder names doesn't come with it. Is there any trick available on that? ...
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Single column completion?

TL;DR: Is it possible to make emacs use single-column completion? When using emacs' completion mechanisms and there are multiple possibilities, then completions are displayed in a separate window, ...
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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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Disable ZSH's correct_all for numbers only

I'm aware of the following questions, but they are no exact duplicates and don't offer a solution: How to partially disable the zsh's autocorrect Exceptions to zsh correctall feature? I want a ...
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How do I complete file paths in emacs?

Say for instance I'm editing a config file and I want to type in a path. Is there a plugin for emacs that lets you complete a file path in that buffer? I've searched for this and there's like a ...
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Zsh compdef for apt-get install, or other 2 part commands

How can I use a compdef for zsh completion such that a custom written function uses a 2 part command for the completion? Example: my_function () { sudo apt-get install $@ } compdef ...
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How to find the difference between bash completion rules on different hosts?

In my desktop computer with opensuse 13.1 I can press Tab in something like ls *.dat[Tab] and I get the autocompletion or with [TAB TAB] a list of possible matches. However, in my laptop with ...
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Interactive menu (autocomplete) in bash with dialog(1)

So we can use dialog --menu ... to make a menu. And we can quick select the option by first letter of the tag. I want dialog to register keystrokes and perform the autocomplete. E.g. we have 3 ...
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How to remove all google auto-complete search in Chrome? [duplicate]

Google search has interesting mechanics once you enter a keyword it remembers the keyword. The question is how are you able remove the keyword which will appear after you start typing the first ...
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SublimeText XML completions file

I apparently can't get autocompletion to work in my XML files. Here is my xml.sublime-completions file, which I added to the User folder: { "scope": "text.xml", "completions": [ { ...
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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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How to make Excel 2010 auto-fill new row with formulas?

I can swear that I have seen behaviours where Excel automatically fills in a new, inserted row with the same formula as on the row above. I know this can be done with some VBScript, but if possible ...
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How to autocomplete columns when going down one row in Excel 2013?

In my excel sheet I have values that could be automatically filled upon going down to an empty row. My excel sheet has this structure: If I go from Row 3 down to Row 4 i would have to insert the ...
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Clear item from Chrome address bar autocomplete

I use the address bar in Chrome to type in search engine queries. Somehow at some stage, I have mistyped C# as C/#. This makes the browser think I am trying to enter an address on the C drive if ...
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How to add or edit autocompletions in Sublime text 3?

I am using Sublime text 3 build 3065 to edit HTML and PHP code. The built in HTML tag completions are awesome, just typing p and pressing tab gets you <p></p> with the cursor in the right ...
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Set Firefox to autocomplete location using hostname only

Consider the following scenario: I visited two websites say, First, www.example.com, and/or I have added it to bookmarks as example Then, www.hostname.com, and/or I have added it to bookmarks as ...
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ZSH PS1 adding spacing when tabbing

I'm having an issue with zsh/oh-my-zsh with my custom PS1 prompt (that I brought across from bash). When I use the built-in zsh/oh-my-zsh prompt and tab for auto-completion, this works as expected. ...
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autocomplete text in all OSX's apps

I find my self typing often certain words. And I remember there was a cool function in Autohotkey (for PC) that let you type only a few letters of a word and an autocomplete function, completed the ...
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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 ...