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Re: Completion: menu-complete from second TAB hit onwards

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: Completion: menu-complete from second TAB hit onwards
Date: Sun, 04 Oct 2009 13:26:18 -0400
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Julien Duval wrote:
> Thanks for the quick reply Chet.
> I should have insisted on the fact that I don't want the first TAB to insert
> a full match. The first TAB should only insert the longest common prefix
> between all the possible completions (not a full match). A full match should
> only be inserted from the second TAB hit.

OK, I understand what you want, and menu completion isn't going to work
like that.  One of the reasons it exists is to avoid the need to display
partial completions.


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