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Re: Why is TAB-completion in shell not working for some commands?

From: Andreas Röhler
Subject: Re: Why is TAB-completion in shell not working for some commands?
Date: Wed, 09 Nov 2011 07:56:49 +0100
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Am 09.11.2011 07:53, schrieb Andreas Röhler:
Am 09.11.2011 07:48, schrieb Marius Hofert:
AFAIU it might matter, wherefrom you open the shell. It may or will
have it's own (minor-)mode, where TAB completion is provided or not.
In different available python-shells for example, TAB completion
might be performed by different functions.

Call M-x describe-mode from inside shell, to get info which mode is
behind, which keys are set etc,



Hi Andreas,

thanks a lot for helping. Here is the output of M-x describe-mode:

Enabled minor modes: Auto-Composition Auto-Compression Auto-Encryption
Autopair-Global Blink-Cursor Column-Number Delete-Selection Desktop-Save
Diff-Auto-Refine File-Name-Shadow Font-Lock Global-Font-Lock
Line-Number Menu-Bar Mouse-Wheel Shell-Dirtrack Show-Paren Tooltip
Transient-Mark Visual-Line Yas/Global



what says M-s describe-key TAB

typo, right is:

M-x describe-key TAB

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