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Re: Visual completion ellipsis

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: Visual completion ellipsis
Date: Sat, 10 Dec 2005 20:01:10 -0500
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Grzegorz Adam Hankiewicz wrote:
> Here's a proposed patch for Bash (or readline) which implements a
> usability feature.  This feature reduces the amount of text output
> when filename completion shows a list of files after pressing TAB
> twice (or once if you configure it so), showing as first letter
> what you have to type to disambiguate the completion. Here's an
> output example:

I will look at it for the next release.  It arrived too late to be
considered for bash-3.1/readline-5.1.

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