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Re: [Help-bash] Asking about feature: repeat last autocompletion.

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: [Help-bash] Asking about feature: repeat last autocompletion.
Date: Mon, 8 Jul 2019 14:18:43 -0400
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On 7/8/19 1:16 PM, David Weeks wrote:
> Hi All,
> I'm wondering if there is a bash feature that will repeat the last
> autocompleted field.  I've been having to rename some file names manually,
> due to absurd control and unicode characters, and use autocomplete to enter
> the majority of the filename.  If we had a feature that would repeat the
> last autocompleted entry, I would not have to type the same thing twice.

If you're using emacs mode editing, use ^W^Y after completing the word and
see if that works for you.

``The lyf so short, the craft so long to lerne.'' - Chaucer
                 ``Ars longa, vita brevis'' - Hippocrates
Chet Ramey, UTech, CWRU    address@hidden

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