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From: Daniel Shahaf <d.s@daniel.shahaf.name>
To: zsh-users@zsh.org
Subject: Re: suffix alias on a generated file name
Date: Mon, 16 Dec 2019 03:58:01 +0000
Message-ID: <20191216035801.doeloio2cwauxguj@tarpaulin.shahaf.local2> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <XnsAB26A6337DC1Ddavidrayninfocouk@195.159.176.226>

zzapper wrote on Sun, Dec 15, 2019 at 16:20:16 -0000:
> Daniel Shahaf <d.s@daniel.shahaf.name> wrote in
> news:20191214111751.ot4jd3o5esekqyfb@tarpaulin.shahaf.local2: 
> 
> 
> >> BUT how do I do that without the manual TABing?
> > 
> > What's wrong with
> > 
> > alias NF='gvim *.txt(.om[1])'
> > 
> > ?
> > 
> > 
> That would be a work-around but what I'm looking for is more generic 
> solution perhaps useful for other situations i.e. having generated a 
> filename or command to re-present it to the shell so that I can in this 
> case apply a suffix alias.

I suppose you could wrap the accept-line widget to perform expansion:

    accept-line() { zle expand-word; zle .accept-line -- "$@" 
    zle -N accept-line

(untested)

You could even make it perform repeated expansions until $BUFFER doesn't change.


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Thread overview: 6+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-12-13 13:32 zzapper
2019-12-14 11:17 ` Daniel Shahaf
2019-12-15 16:20   ` zzapper
2019-12-16  3:58     ` Daniel Shahaf [this message]
2019-12-17 10:02       ` zzapper
2019-12-17 10:14         ` Daniel Shahaf

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