OT Annoying Dir Boxes

Philip Swartzleonard starx at pacbell.net
Sat Feb 16 12:21:36 CET 2002


Robin Becker || Sat 16 Feb 2002 03:17:31a:

> .
> .....
>>
>>Also... what's this 'filename completion' you speak of? Are you 
talking 
>>about windows? (Though i s'pouse it may have been added past 98, i've 
>>never known nor can find a key that does this...)
>>
> well in cmd.exe (WinNT Win2k etc) you can configure a key to auto-
> complete filenames just like bash (I use the tab key). In the standard
> file dialogs entering a prefix usually results in a dropdown list of
> files/directories beginning with that prefix; you can then use the 
down
> arrow key to select and carriage return to finish.

Ah, 98 does that in the 'location' box in explorer windows, i guess 
they've expanded that funcion to other areas. The autocomplete is nice, 
but i use cygwin for a shell anyway, so... =).

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