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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threejs autocompletion on nvim

i want autocompletions for three.js in nvim , kind of like the autocompletions we get if we open three.js file on a split window on vim [still not good], i searched in coc language plugins list, i ...
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How does one auto-complete forms in Microsoft Edge in Microsoft 10 21H2?

How does one auto-complete forms in Microsoft Edge in Microsoft 10 21H2? When I click on an auto-completion entry, nothing happens: Using Edge Version 99.0.1150.46 (Official build) (64-bit). Auto-...
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How to run compgen using sudo?

There is some product on Go that uses bash autocomplete (command[TAB]) Autocompletion of commands works correctly under both a regular user and a super user. However, if we try to use autocompletion ...
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compgen on zsh returns a different result than on bash

I am trying to make bash completions work properly in zsh. I am aware of the need to load these in ~/.zshrc: autoload -Uz +X compinit && compinit autoload -Uz +X bashcompinit && ...
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Pressing Tab Key in Terminal Enters a Space Instead of Triggering Autocomplete

First time asking on this site, please let me know if I can improve the question :) I'm helping a student configure her mac development environment. We've got zsh setup, which I believe should come ...
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Using git completion inside function

I use ZSH and have git completions working, provided by brew install git (installed to /opt/homebrew/share/zsh/site-functions). If I git commit [TAB], it will autocomplete paths which have been ...
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Windows PowerShell keeps autocompleting with the SendTo folder in the home directory

I'm using PowerShell on Windows 10. When I type ls in my home folder, the only folder that starts with an s is a folder called source. When I type cd s and then press the tab key, PowerShell ...
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Toggle autocomplete in Visual Studio Code (not permanently turn off)

Hopefully this is the proper forum for this question... I've searched the web to no avail - every link I find details turning autocomplete permanently off. Is there some way to toggle autocomplete on ...
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How to remove leading file path information from fish shell tab-complete suggestions?

Using fish, typing ls <tab> in an example directory, the terminal displays: $ ls bar/ dir/ foo/ Continuing with d<tab><tab> this becomes: $ ls dir/ dir/moredir/ dir/otherdir/ ...
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FireFox auto-complete unknown url

Recently, when I type any url in Firefox's address bar, the url is auto-completed by an unknown url which I never visited and it is not in my bookmarks. The url is also shown as the first entry in the ...
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Autocomplete commands not working gnome 40

When I start typing a command, the terminal gives me suggestions from previous commands. But when I press the tab key it says: zsh: do you wish to see all 3536 possibilities (3536 lines)? Is there a ...
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Google chrome limit history suggestions from current browser only

I am logged in with my Gmail account in multiple browsers. In my work browser, I want autofill suggestions to be limited to the history of this work browser. Tried several things, but it seems that ...
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How to make Chorme not to offer Pasword Update or Save only on a particular website?

How to make Chorme not to offer Pasword Update or Save only on a particular website? I like autocomplete passwords option, but on some sites where there are 2-step verification this works uncorrect. I ...
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Google search autocomplete not working in any browser/OS

This morning, google search autocomplete stopped working in any browser (Firefox/Chrome). I also dual boot Ubuntu/Windows and it actually stopped working on both OS's. Bing.com autocomplete still ...
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How to add auto-completion for ZSH to any type of script without writing files and changing .zshrc?

I have a large codebase that will get cloned by every user to his own system before using it on a large HPC-cluster, where I do not have root-priviledges. Some of the scripts are perl-, python- and ...
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Chrome browser omnibox not autocompleting entries from browsing history in one of my computers

I've set up my Chrome browser settings to not autocomplete searches and URLs as follows: In my primary PC (Windows 10), what this means is that: the omnibox doesn't offer predictive autocomplete ...
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Excel: Permanently disable/stop auto-increment when dragging down cells (drag-and-drop)

I'm working on a form with many rows that user need to fill. Often they drag down (drag-and-drop) cell values to popluate rows that have the same values over several rows. Auto-increment (see below), ...
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How can I remove a Notepad++ autocomplete entry (in 2021)?

I'd like autocomplete to be on in general, but I need to remove one entry (whenever I type "x", it thinks I want to type "xX" even though I only did that once, long ago, by mistake)...
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Why does Bash escape colon when autocompleting a filename?

When I press Tab in Bash so that it autocompletes a filename that contains a colon, the result of autocompletion escapes the colon. E.g. starting with the following (without executing the last line), ...
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How do I disable email address autocomplete in Lotus Notes 9

I currently use IBM Notes v9 Social Addition and I want to disable the email address autocomplete functionality to prevent emails being accidentally sent to the wrong recipient. What is the best way ...
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ranger rename with autocompletion

In the ranger file manager, how can I rename a file based on another file in the same directory? When I download a subtitle file for a movie file, the filename usually doesn't match the name of the ...
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VIM Cannot autocomplete using return key, when there is one completion possibility

I have autocomplpop plugin installed, but it shouldn't change much. So normally when I toggle autocompletion and there are multiple choices, I navigate by arrows and press enter to complete. But when ...
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Cannot auto-complete generic fields in Chromium when 1Password is enabled

I'm having this problem in forms not related with login, sign-up, buy, shipping... For example, we have a ticket system based on Trac. When I have 1Password set as default password manager in MS Edge ...
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Git command or zsh plugin for matching files by their stem that supports autocompletion

Staging files for commits can be quite tedious depending on the directory structure they are in. I am looking for a way to avoid having to type the full path of a file to add it to the index. Say a ...
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gtk-launch autocomplete is very slow

Am using zsh with zsh-completions on arch linux. Whenever i press tab after gtk-launch it takes very long (3-4 seconds) to load suggestions, even if i type a partial word. What could be the cause for ...
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Windows Terminal Autocomplete Freezes

On Windows terminal (Version: 1.6.10571.0) using bash, if my current input ends in ; and I hit [TAB], the terminal becomes unresponsive to user input for about 25 seconds. [CTRL] + [C] prints ^C to ...
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Contacts search on New Outlook on MacOS contact lost

When you compose a new email in the "New Outlook" UX on MacOS, in the "to" field I was finding a contact via autocomplete by typing the first few letters of their email and she ...
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Intellisense Autocomplete for C# Not Working After Installing Node.js Development

I've been using Visual Studio 2019 with only C# desktop development and to type "public int" I pressed p, u, [space bar], i, n, [space bar], and that was all. After installing Node.js ...
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How can I disable trending searches in Desktop Chrome (Win 10)?

When I click on the Google address bar in a new tab, it automatically and immediately displays trending searches, like this: picture of google trending searches on Chrome Desktop on Windows 10 How can ...
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Google Search Autofill/complete Disable

Similar question here When typing in Google Search Bar (Chrome or google.com) the search bar will autocomplete based on previous searches (example below). I would like to disable this. For example: I ...
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Excel column autocomplete

I have a question about Excel and I am not able to find a solution. It seems a basic issue but somehow it looks more complicated than I thought. I have a column where I want the value to increase by +...
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Tab Autocomplete does not work in windows CMD when remoting into machine using WINRS - WINRM

When inside a basic windows cmd prompt doing something like cd <TAB> will start auto-completion; However, when I connect to a remote machine using winrs the <TAB> key simply inserts a tab ...
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Outlook auto-complete not resolving properly

Using Outlook 365 on Exchange server, auto-complete recently started behaving erratically. Many times, when I select a suggestion after typing a name, either by clicking or hitting enter, it does not ...
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Is user defined automatic completion possible in PuTTY?

I have often to enter the same strings in PuTTy. Is there a way to teach PuTTY to auto replace a short string with its long version, e.g. to convert "pcname" into "pcname.very-long-...
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configure browser url autocompletion

My company's intranet has url "http://jira/J######" for Jira case J######, for example, case J123456's url is actually http://jira/J123456. Is it possible to configure chrome or IE or any ...
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Windows Terminal with git-sdk autocomplete for git doesn't work

I am using git-sdk in my Windows Terminal. "profiles"/"list" entry for it looks like this: { "guid": "{00000000-0000-0000-ba54-000000000002}", "...
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How do you bind double tap key in Oh My Zsh?

I'm trying to bind double tab to "autosuggest-accept" from the auto suggest plugin: https://github.com/zsh-users/zsh-autosuggestions Having to press right arrow to accept suggestion is a bit ...
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Zsh autocomplete if only one suggestion

It seems like in Zsh, if you're using menucomplete, even if there is only one completion suggestion, you still have to hit tab again in order to accept it. Is it possible to configure Zsh to use menu ...
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Is there a way to have Teams auto-complete email addresses outside your domain?

I am the Microsoft 365 admin of my (small) organization. We have Teams meetings these days, mostly with people outside the org (gmail/etc addresses). I have added all these email addresses to the ...
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How do I add a zsh plugin with prezto?

Im not very familiar with the whole zsh ecosystem and there is some stuff that has confused me. Im using prezto (I know I dont need a framework) which has mostly all the things I need out of the box ...
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Outlook : change autocomplete "to' field behavior to enable domain lookup

When Writing an email, the "To" field is today unable to lookup users through the domain name with the autocomplete feature, searching for names and surnames works yet nothing after the @ is ...
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How do I resolve a keybinding conflict with coc for vim?

Just as a preface, I'm not a programmer, but I've written a bit of shell to automate things. This is on MacOS Mojave, but it shouldn't make too big of a difference since neovim's configs should carry ...
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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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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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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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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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