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From: Dominik Vogt <dominik.vogt@gmx.de>
To: Zsh Users <zsh-users@zsh.org>
Subject: Re: searching through "last words"
Date: Sat, 25 Jan 2020 21:47:42 +0100
Message-ID: <20200125204742.y7byts3ad5nnhi6q@gmx.de> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAHYJk3Q2AxCVYPasPQ=mpkuXVa8GJVmhO3fUYPxcHkYsXYeabw@mail.gmail.com>

On Sat, Jan 25, 2020 at 07:01:27PM +0100, Mikael Magnusson wrote:
> On 1/24/20, Dominik Vogt <dominik.vogt@gmx.de> wrote:
> > I'd like to enhance Alt-. = insert-last-word a bit:
> >
> >  - If at the beginning of a word, just work like insert-last-word
> >    (i.e. if pressed multiple times, replace the word by older last
> >    words).
> >
> >  - If there is already something on the command line, work like
> >    above, but match only words that begin with the present string.
> >
> > Example history:
> >
> >  ... bar
> >  ... foo
> >  ... baz
> >  ... foobar
> >
> > Then type
> >
> >   $ ... <Alt-.>
> >   $ ... foobar<Alt-.>
> >   $ ... baz<Alt-.>
> >   $ ... bar<Alt-.>
> >   etc.
> >
> > But
> >
> >   $ ... b<Alt-.>
> >   $ ... baz<Alt-.>
> >   $ ... bar<Alt-.>
> >
> > Is there a simple way to do that, short of programming a new widget?
>
> Sounds a lot like you want _history-complete-older ?

Hm, ist there any kind of documentation?  It seems to be bound to
"Alt-/", but when pressed it results in an error message:

  _history:58: failed to find end of command substitution

Ciao

Dominik ^_^  ^_^

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Dominik Vogt

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Thread overview: 3+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-01-24 18:09 Dominik Vogt
2020-01-25 18:01 ` Mikael Magnusson
2020-01-25 20:47   ` Dominik Vogt [this message]

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