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Re: Circulate matches in command completion?

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: Circulate matches in command completion?
Date: Fri, 12 Feb 2010 11:43:37 -0500
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On 2/11/10 6:14 PM, Peng Yu wrote:

> bind 'set show-all-if-ambiguous On'
> bind 'TAB:menu-complete'
> I typed the above commands in the command line, but I still don't see
> the print out of all matches. Would you please let me know how to
> debug what is wrong?

The combination of those two commands does exactly what you want in
bash-4.1.  Menu completion on previous versions of bash behaves

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Chet Ramey, ITS, CWRU    address@hidden    http://cnswww.cns.cwru.edu/~chet/

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