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stf92 01-08-2013 03:00 AM

Any substitute key for <TAB> (auto completion)?
If I may ask. It is not responding and I will not buy a new keyboard within the next days. Perhaps bash (4.2.37) has some key combination that can be used for auto completion.

For the moment I can do ^I, but this has nothing to do with the shell. It's scan code to ascii tranlation and a bit clumsy.

SecretCode 01-08-2013 05:27 AM

You could map a different key to the 'complete' function in .inputrc.

Looks like this has the details: bash - Change autocomplete key - Stack Overflow

stf92 01-08-2013 05:52 AM

Well, it looks like my solution. But on second thought, apart from mapping another key, a double key stroke seems the only possible one. Thanks you for your link.

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