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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Bind shift-tab to complete-backward in fish

I found myself using the auto-complete functionality of the fish-shell, where pressing tab twice or more cycles through the suggestions. But then I accidentaly pressed tab once to many, and I wanted ...
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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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Remove permanent search suggestion from chrome

I have an entry in chrome that will not go away: When I do a search for a C# programming question, chrome wants to change my search to begin with c/#. If I open a new tab, start typing c# search ...
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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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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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Set timeout on zsh autocompletion

I like ZSH's autocompletion feature, but often it hangs my terminal. I'd like to set timeout on autocompletion so it cancels (kills) itself after n miliseconds.
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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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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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Directory auto completion in bash scripts

Bash scripting newbie here writing my first script to copy a directory of pictures from one place to another. #!/bin/bash # Moves picture directories cp -R /path/to/pictures/$1 ...
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Enable auto save conversations in Microsoft Office Communicator 2007

For any conversation I have to manually say 'File->Save->Save As Email' which saves the Conversation so far in that window to 'Conversation History' folder. But many times if I forget to do that & ...
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Emacs: Single column completion?

TLDR: Is it possible to make emacs use single-column completion? When using emac's completion mechanisms and there are multiple possibilities, then completions are displayed in a separate window, ...
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how to enable inline javascript autocomplete in eclipse with aptana extension

Background I have Eclipse. I have installed the Aptana studio plugin for Eclipse. I am editing an HTML file. JavaScript auto-complete / content assist only works half of the time: Eclipse won't ...
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Visual Studio 2012 Intellisense choosing the wrong item

This minor annoyance has started to really irk me lately. When coding, Intellisense often selects the wrong item from the autocomplete menu. This behaviour is common, but not completely consistent. ...
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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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Auto find file parameter in bash

I've been trying to construct a method for bash to auto complete a file argument. so when you type vi not[tab][tab] it auto completes to notes.md if it is within the history or path or gives a list of ...
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Notepad++ autocomplete HTML comment tag

I've recently enabled N++ autocomplete feature to close HTML/XML tags for me. My problem is with the HTML comment tags: it tries to auto-close them! I type: <!-- comment --> And it ...
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How to remove all autocomplete urls with a certain url in Chrome

I am converting my localhost:8888 to localhost and I want to remove all the autocomplete urls that have localhost:8888 in them. I already did this for history but how do I do this for autocomplete? I ...
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Outlook auto-complete list doesn’t remember names or email addresses

I have MS Outlook 2010, but the Auto-Complete list doesn’t remember names or email addresses. It remembers them for the first time before I close and open Outlook again. When I open Outlook it seems ...
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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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Zsh autocompleting cd with other people's home directories

Found this weird behavior with zsh autocompletion for cd. For some reason, if I write the prefix of a username after cd and press tab it will autocomplete to username/ and try to cd to that user's ...
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path completion in major IDEs

In vim I can use the ctrl-x ctrl-f shortcut for autocompleting file paths, a nice feature that I have missed all the time in all major IDEs, I am wondering how I can do it in the following: eclipse ...
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How to cycle in Finder autocomplete suggestions?

For example I want to go to ~/Library/Application Support. By pressing command+shift+g in Finder and type ~/Library/App, Finder will autocomplete it with ~/Library/Application Scripts. I need to ...
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How to edit Firefox URL autocomplete weights

I'm used to using the URL autocompletion in Firefox to access my favorite websites. It's quicker and more convenient than mucking around with the mouse to access bookmark lists -- just Ctrl-L, a few ...
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Unintended autocomplete or alias in Terminal

There is a "strange" autocomplete function in my macbook. If I try to type "ps -aux" in terminal (iTerm or TotalTerminal) with the hit of "s" in ps, automatically this happens: "ps -p $$ # Tells the ...
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Fish - A way to configure it such that it does not scroll through tab completions with tab

If you have a directory structure like the below ./test/locationOne ./test/locationTwo ./test/locationThree If, with bash, or fish, you type in cd test/ then hit tab, it will autocomplete until ...
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Bash-like autocomplete in Windows 7 “Run…”

I am an usual Linux user and I got addicted to the ability of running commands from the terminal or the Run textbox (The one which has got AltF2 as default shortcut). In Windows 7, I'd like to work ...
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bash autocompletion is slow, freezing my desktop

sometimes when working with a custom kernel, pressing tab in the bash autocompletes at a horrible pace. It freezes the whole desktop. Then comes back after awhile. This is the only quirk that I've ...
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Google Chrome Omnibox differences between 2 installs on Chrome 27 Dev

I have Google Chrome 27 dev (specifically, 27.0.1438.7) installed on my Macbook Pro at home and my iMac at work. Both Macs are on 10.8.3. At work my omnibox auto-completes the way I have always seen ...
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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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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 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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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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Stop Mac Mail message body from auto completing email addresses

Every time I type to an "@" symbol it auto completes the rest of the email address. The problem is that I have more than one email address that is like mylastname@domain.com. I have several of those ...
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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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terminate address bar search and autocomplete in Opera, v25 for MAC

this is for MAC version of OPera v 25. someone gave instructions but they seem to be for pc version and mac is different.thanks.
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text autocomplete for Word or Pages

I have to write a lot. Pages after pages after pages. I use both MS Office Word and Mac OS X Pages. I’ve been trying to find an autocomplete feature that could allow the software to make suggestions ...
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how to prevent Chromium from remembering a certain form field?

There are some form fields on some websites, where I enter a one-time code sent by SMS or generated by a hardware token, to authenticate to some service. The Chromium browser remembers the previous ...
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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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Use only one word of Google's auto-complete

Something that I find annoying on a very regular basis is when Google's auto-complete (usually from chrome's address bar) gives me a suggestion that is half of what I want but I either have to type ...
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Autocomplete in all KDE textareas

Is there any way to get autocomplete from system dictionaries in all KDE text areas, including Kate, Dolphin, Rekonq and the rest of KDE? If it could be integrated into Firefox as well, that would be ...
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xcode shortcut for autocompletion of filename / filepath

Is there a function in xcode for filename / filepath autocompletion? I am looking for something like the c-x c-f shortcut in vim. Like this:
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How to customize command completion in (t)csh?

i knew that it's related to complete built in command when you hit tab key. in the company, we have this xyz command complete | grep xyz xyz 'p/3/$$:1_$:2/' 'p/2/$abc_$:1/' ...
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Vim YouCompleteMe plugin usage

I recently installed the YouCompleteMe plugin, which is great...works great, etc. But I do have one question: If I have typing up a source file from start to finish, it includes everything in that ...
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How to see more autocompleted search queries?

I was just playing with entering "how do I make " and "how to create " (yes, with a space) so that Google would show me popular search queries beginning with that text. It's pretty interesting to ...
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Does vim's youcompleteme plugin require clang to auto complete?

From the youcompleteme's documentation, it's quite ambiguous what clang has done for it. Does it do syntax check? Semantics check? Or it's necessary to do auto completion? Actually, youcompleteme ...
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Enable autocompletion in VS 2010

I've got a problem to enable the auto-completion in Visual Studio 2010. I searched in the options and in the web for information ...
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How to turn on page prerendering in Chrome while typing?

Some versions ago Google Chrome showed search results (not in autocomplete, but in the page area) while a user was still typing in the query. Then this feature disappeared, while only hidden prefetch ...
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Source ~/.zshrc needed after OSX terminal restart

I have some zsh custom autocomplete set up in OSX for a custom command I have. These autocomplete functions are defined in ~/.zshrc. If I restart the OSX Terminal, I see that the autocomplete does not ...
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How stop zsh backspacing over trailing underscore in autocomplete filename?

I have several files in my test directory that all start with 'test_'. I frequently use autocomplete to specify one of these files to edit or run. When I press tab to autocomplete, zsh correctly fills ...
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Did Firefox use to autocomplete websites in the address bar?

In Chrome, when you type face into the address bar without hitting Enter, it comes up with the URL of Facebook, www.facebook.com, and you can choose to enter that site. I guess that was possible in ...