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Old 12-16-2007, 09:59 PM   #1
kzr_merchant
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Tab-completion


Hello all,
Is it possible to implement tab-completion feature through bash scripting? If yes then pls let me know how it can be achieve.

Thanks in advance.
 
Old 12-16-2007, 10:47 PM   #2
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I don't think it can, but you shouldn't need it since you can use wildcard expansions '*'
man bash for more details.
 
Old 12-17-2007, 04:00 PM   #3
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Your question is a bit vague, but
Quote:
Originally Posted by help read
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If -e is supplied and the shell is interactive, readline is used to obtain the line.
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The readline library is what gives completion in bash.

Also see programmable completion: http://www.faqs.org/docs/bashman/bashref_103.html
 
  


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