Allow tab completion when inputing filepath?

Tim Golden mail at
Thu Jul 10 10:17:51 CEST 2008

Keith Hughitt wrote:
> On Jul 9, 10:18 am, Tim Golden <m... at> wrote:
>> Keith Hughitt wrote:
>>> I've been looking around on the web for a way to do this, but so far
>>> have not come across anything for this particular application. I have
>>> found some ways to enable tab completion for program-related commands,
>>> but not for system filepaths. This would be nice to have when
>>> prompting the user to enter a file/directory location.
>> What platform are you on? And what kind of display?
>> (Console / GUI / wxPython / Qt / Web...)
>> TJG
> Hi TJG,
> Currently Unix/Console. Although I don't have any plans at the moment
> to add a GUI, it would be great if a cross-platform solution existed.

Ah. Not my area then, I'm afraid :( I mostly do Windows stuff.
However, I don't remember ever coming across a standard way
of doing this, although it shouldn't be too hard to roll your own.


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