From: zzapper <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: Mikael Magnusson <email@example.com> Cc: Zsh-Users List <firstname.lastname@example.org> Subject: Re: How to accept a particular directory during directory selection for further tab completion Date: Fri, 22 Apr 2022 17:27:39 +0100 [thread overview] Message-ID: <email@example.com> (raw) In-Reply-To: <CAHYJk3Qe-bsV1YSnbQVRrB11W6kjTBAGfWrZFFFiQvdWvggU=Q@mail.gmail.com> On 22/04/2022 12:05, Mikael Magnusson wrote: > On 4/22/22, zzapper <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: >> Hi >> >> cd aa<tab> >> >> aaa/ aab/ aac/ >> >> >> I want to accept aab/ then carry on completing >> >> >> I do this by manually deleting and then retyping the trailing slash. >> >> But I guess there is an official way to do this? > If you press a key bound to accept-and-infer-next-history during menu > selection, then it will be accepted and menu selection will be > automatically started again. There is no such key bound by default but > you can do > bindkey -M menuselect whateverkey accept-and-infer-next-history > > manpage entry: > accept-and-infer-next-history > accepts the current match and then tries completion with menu selec‐ > tion again; in the case of files this allows one to select a direc‐ > tory and immediately attempt to complete files in it; if there are no > matches, a message is shown and one can use undo to go back to comple‐ > tion on the previous level, every other key leaves menu selection > (including the other zle functions which are otherwise special during > menu selection) > > > relatedly, accept-and-hold (or accept-and-menu-complete, they do the > same thing here) is also useful: > accept-and-hold, accept-and-menu-complete > accept the currently inserted match and continue selection allowing to > select the next match to insert into the line > > If you press this while several levels deep, you will insert one of > the matches to the command line, and stay in the same directory in > menu selection so you don't have to navigate back there to insert the > next file you want (or slightly more optimally, copy-earlier-word and > erase to last slash) > MM thanks for the detailed reply
next prev parent reply other threads:[~2022-04-22 16:28 UTC|newest] Thread overview: 6+ messages / expand[flat|nested] mbox.gz Atom feed top 2022-04-22 9:15 zzapper 2022-04-22 9:46 ` Jérémie Roquet 2022-04-22 9:59 ` zzapper 2022-04-22 11:05 ` Mikael Magnusson 2022-04-22 16:27 ` zzapper [this message] 2022-04-24 11:05 ` zzapper
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