From: "Peter Slížik" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: Zsh Users <email@example.com>
Subject: Tweaking the completion engine to prefer some completions
Date: Tue, 13 Jul 2021 12:01:45 +0200 [thread overview]
Message-ID: <CAC-uhUA9=TxbPKup6GwhqBEj=Sf7Q9qHwq7mqwLp2XRfo7EZWg@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
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I have a few applications installed on my system, with their names sharing
a common prefix.
Now as the apps are company-specific, let me invent some contrived names:
*messageedit*, *messageview*, *messageformat*, *messagesend*, you've got
Now, in may daily work, I'm using only one of them: *messageedit*. The
other are used... well, almost never.
Now, if I type *mess<Tab>*, the name gets completed to *message* and the
completion engine waits for further input.
I would like to tweak the completion in such a way the typing *mess<Tab>*
completes the input to *messageedit* and ignores the other possible apps.
Can this be done in a positive way (by naming the preferred application) or
in a negative fashion (by prohibiting all unwanted completions)?
What are the setting options to do it?
Thank you very much for the answers!
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next reply other threads:[~2021-07-13 10:03 UTC|newest]
Thread overview: 3+ messages / expand[flat|nested] mbox.gz Atom feed top
2021-07-13 10:01 Peter Slížik [this message]
2021-07-13 12:00 ` Oliver Kiddle
2021-07-13 16:41 ` Peter Slížik
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