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Re: [Help-bash] set other pager for TAB completion possibilities

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: [Help-bash] set other pager for TAB completion possibilities
Date: Sat, 15 Mar 2014 14:16:24 -0400
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On 3/15/14, 5:45 AM, Christof Warlich wrote:
> Hi,
> though I fear that it is just not possible, I'd like to confirm:
> Wen I press TAB twice to see the autocompletion possibilities of a command,
> and the list of choices is big, bash asks if it should display all
> possibilities. Saying yes, bash seems to use the pager "more" to display
> the possibilities.

Readline does not use `more', or any other external program; it uses its
own internal pager.  There is no user-configurable hook to change that.


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Chet Ramey, ITS, CWRU    address@hidden

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