Questions tagged [autocomplete]

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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ubuntu: add autocomplete to default text editor? [closed]

ubuntu Hi there, I am new to ubuntu, I wonder if it is tangible to add an autocomplete feature to my default text editor. I will be so glad if someone can suggest a way.
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How to use tab for text auto complete system wide?

Mac OS suggests completions of some text in some instances. A particular example would be when writing an email. The default way to choose the suggested text is to use the downward arrow to highlight ...
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How to remove suggested accounts from Thunderbird's dropdown list of From: accounts?

I am a Thunderbird email client user. I recently changed my ISP and therefore the email addresses. From wikipedia: An email address such as John.Smith@example.com is made up of a local-part, an @ ...
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Disable Console autocomplete

When using Firefox with the Web Console or Browser Console, nearly everything I type is interrupted by autocomplete. I do not like this. Sometimes, when I press enter to submit my command, what ...
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autocompletion in cmd.exe in Windows Subsystem Linux

To save some traffic and improve on latencies, I installed windows subsystem linux, enabled SSH on it, logged into through SSH, and started CMD.exe. Things run smoothly, but I do not get auto ...
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Looking for workaround for Firefox login autocomplete behaviour

This question is related to the explanation on how Firefox handles autocompleting stored logins: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/10738090/why-firefox-autocomplete-even-with-different-input-name I'...
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STS (Spring Tool Suite) doesn't autocomplete method parameters if they're instantiated using “var”

I'm currently using STS 4.6.1.RELEASE and JDK 11.0.7 with Content Assist enabled. I can reference attributes with var, e.g. in the code var customer = new Customer(); I can begin typing "cus..." and ...
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Disable Chrome autocomplete from using Google account's browser history

I'm using Chrome (Version 81.0.4044.113 (Official Build) (64-bit)) on my work laptop (MacOS Catalina 10.15.4), and would like it to separate it from my personal Google account. However, search keeps ...
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Is it possible to provide a list of options for autocomplete for my script?

I made a script say, dosomething.sh and I want to provide a list of tab-complete options for so that when I do ./something.sh <TAB> I want to provide a list of options when TAB is pressed, e....
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Programtically list all completions for some text in powershell

I am looking for an equivalent to bash's complete function where I list all the possible completions for a some text. Basically give me all the options I would get if I repeatedly hit tab. I know ...
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Firefox address bar autocomplete: customize key to accept suggestion?

Firefox autocomplete in the address bar is very handy, but since I frequently use it for many different URLs on the same website, I find myself having to move my right hand back and forth between the ...
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Terminal autocompletion freezes the UI on a fresh Ubuntu

I've just installed Ubuntu 18.04 on a pretty powerful desktop. When I open the terminal and type ls /<TAB><TAB> The cursor stops blinking and the whole UI is frozen. Only the mouse can ...
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Brave browser, have autocomplete top browser in address bar

I've setup Google as the default search engine and expected to have autocomplete like in Chrome. I tried googling a solution but from the scattered links I could find, I could not find a solution. ...
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Firefox Autocomplete the entire URL

Im using firefox 73 on Mac OSX 10.15.3. I can't ever get firefox to autocomplete the full URL I want to go to. It never completes the part after the fist slash. For example, if I type gr in Firefox, I ...
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Is it possible to combine two IF(AND functions into one? (OpenOffice Calc 4.1.7)

Is it possible to combine two IF/AND functions into one? (OpenOffice Calc) I have two IF/AND functions that work perfectly well, however I need them to both work on the same line. Is there anyway to ...
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Is there any way to enable “non-silly” function auto-completion in Notepad++?

Notepad++ is an advanced text editor. I use it for 100% of my programming-related tasks and for editing or viewing any text-based file format. If you use the "Auto-Complete" feature, it allows you to ...
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In Chrome, can I hide certain bookmarked links from appearing in autocomplete?

Let's say I have two folders with bookmarks: Current project www.somenewwiki.com Old project www.someoldwiki.com After I type in my URL bar: "wiki". I will get two auto-complete options: ...
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How to make word auto-complete work?

I have a column with various words. Usually, typing a new entry in the column will be auto-completed if the first letters are unique to an entry already in the column. Usually, but not always. Are ...
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How do I change Windows autocorrect?

I need to type the term HSA quite a bit. Every time I do, it gets autocorrected (autowronged?) to HAS. How can I stop this? So far I found a bunch of autocorrect options in MS Office. However, ...
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zsh autocompletion of my own function

I'm trying to write a shortcut for a frequently visited directory so that I can eliminatecd (I know, I know, but I'm lazy). So I wrote a function in my .zshrc that does this: progs () { if [[ -z $...
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Is there tab completion for Anaconda on Windows?

I wanted to have tab completion in my Anaconda Prompt on Windows 10. When searching for a solution, I discovered a lot of linux-related information. Even the official manual mentions only Bash and ...
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Eclipse PDT with namespace autocomplete and FTP support

I've got Eclipse Neon and PDT installed. I also installed Remote System Explorer for loading to and from my online server. When I create a local PHP project, not associated with any FTP support, ...
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Autocomplete with Excel with any data in the same column

Let's say you have 3 lines in a column: abc, def, hgi. If the cursor is in the next line, and you start writing a, auto-completion is offered, which is handy If there is an empty line, and you start ...
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Turn off autocomplete on specific site in chrome

I use a webpage that uses datatables. For some reason each time the page load chrome autofill the search field with my username making the table look empty. Is there some way in chrome to set 'don't ...
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Bash autocomplete with wildcard

I would like to type in the terminal like I do in emacs: emacs 2019-*subject* When I hit Tab I get the first match: 2019-08-03-subject.markdown What I would like is for it to show me the options ...
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TextSuggest autocomplete error on Ubuntu 18.04.3

I'm having an issue with TextSuggest - an automcomplete tool for Linux. It only works once, after that the shortcut doesn't open the autocomplete popup anymore. (nothing happens at all) My Shortcut: ...
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Custom autocomplete in Chrome address bar

I often use JIRA, and generally need to navigate to issues knowing their ID. The address looks like https://jira.mycompany.org/browse/myProject-ID Currently I just type JIRA, look for a suggestion ...
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Bash auto completion not working after certain command

I am using graphViz under bash / Cygwin, but somehow when calling it, bash tab autocomplete does not do anything. Example files: myGraph.graphviz is the input file myGraph.graphviz.png should be the ...
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Disabling package for certain file types in Sublime Text?

I've been using TabNine for autocompletion. It provides autocomplete for many languages. Now I'm trying out Kite which autocompletes only Python. If I didn't disable TabNine, then the TabNine ...
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unwanted code hints (prettify.css) in vscode

where are these coming from I have disabled all extensions. I am pretty sure that there is no prettify.css or base.css among my project files and yet I am still getting these code hints. How can I get ...
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How do I accept an autocompletion suggestion using keyboard in Windows 10?

I've just tried Windows 10 and found an awesome new feature: it can be configured to guess the words you type on a physical keyboard, pop the alternatives up and let you chose one. Much like the way ...
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qt c++ creator dont autocomplet

I have an issue with my qt creator, it don't autocomplete and not run any simple program, Can you help me please. I have already installed all packages : install libgl1-mesa-dev and build-essential. ...
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Chrome - Disable auto-complete pop-out list

I'm not sure what this widget is called because Google search has a mind of its own, so here's a screenshot of the feature I wish to disable: Search sidebar from old.reddit.com The list of ...
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Clear URL cache for specific domain

Since I have a new job, the autocompletion in the chrome bar is still autocompleting github.com into github.my-previous-company.com which is very very annoying. I saw similar posts to clear the full ...
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Setting Up development Environment for Android App Development with Visual Studio Code

I wanna develop android apps without Android Studio or IDE. I wanna use Visual Studio Code to develop android apps. I've already downloaded Android Studio and Android SDK, I installed Java 12 and Java ...
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Geany doesn't complete Python keywords

Geany 1.33, Debian 10, autocomplete command - ctrl+space When I put any python keywords (print, class, etc), geany doesn't complete them, even don't see any python keyword in an autocomplete drop ...
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Text Autocomplete in Excel Based on Locally Defined Dictionary

Is there a way to implement an auto-completion/validation feature in Excel that checks text against a locally defined dictionary? We have around 100 known terms for which Excel should suggest an ...
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zsh complete file names in env options without space

I wanted to run a program with a different envoirnment variable to a path (ie set OLDPWD to ~/Downloads. So I typed env OLDPWD=~/Dow and then pressed tab to try to get autocompletion. I hoped it ...
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Enable all defined bash completion after a custom command

I have a custom script called oEd which basically runs any bash command following it and opens the output in my favorite Editor. Is it possible to enable all defined bash completion (supported by my ...
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Conflicts between the parenthetical plural (s) and (s) AutoCorrected to §

MS Word includes an AutoCorrect entry for replacing (s) with the section symbol: §. However, it is also common to use the parenthetical plural ((s) also referred to as "optional s" or "plural s"), at ...
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Bash completion not working for 'aws cli' after installed via brew

After I use brew to install aws cli, here is the message form brew: ==> awscli The "examples" directory has been installed to: /usr/local/share/awscli/examples Bash completion has been ...
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VSCode autocompletes Typescript angle bracket generics, as if they were xml tags

I have a super annoying issue. When I'm writing some typescript, and I define a generic like export interface MyInterface<T>|, then as soon as I have typed the closing > then VSCode ...
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Ruby in Spacemacs

I decided to try Spacemacs and I have a problem with ruby. When project Gemfile contains pry autocompletion works fine, but if pry is not present in Gemfile, I get LoadError: cannot load such file --...
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Jupyter Notebook and Spyder don't autocomplete

I encountered the problem when I'm using pd.Dataframe and taking one column such as df['col1']. when I press tab the autocomplete doesn't show any suggestions for functions on the column. But if I ...
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Google Chrome autocompleting search results above urls

After updating Chrome, I've noticed that when I enter the first letter of a commonly visited site like 't' for twitter, it no longer autocompletes to the twitter url, instead it is autocompleting a ...
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Chrome — update domain in history

We recently migrated a core web-app from a.b.io to alpha.beta.int.com. I'm very used to having chrome autofill help me navigate around this app. For example, I type gamma when I want to get to a.b.io/...
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Excel Auto filling with text?

I’m working on our taxes for a taxi business I just started. I run into a lot of the same addresses but it’s tough to remember all of the area codes for them, we only have 3 different areas as far as ...
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vscode python plugin: autocomplete is not working sometimes

I'm using Visual Studio Code + Python plugin. It's auto-complete usually works well. However, it doesn't work for libsecret. Working: Not working: But python from terminal always has auto-...
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Notepad++ space within a keyword in Autocomplete

I created my autocomplete file after reading some documents. The problem is i cant add space within a keyword. My keyword is "define method .xx" But notepad++ recognise all of the worda separately. Is ...
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Turn off autocomplete for single webpage

I use a webpage for work which I have several logins for (admin, user, etc) so I utilize Chrome autocomplete for my logins. However, when I create a new user for the system, it autofills my user name ...

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