Restricted tab-completion is annoying

( ``-_-´´ ) -- Fernando Ubuntu at bugabundo.net
Sun Oct 21 23:55:29 BST 2007


On Thursday 11 October 2007 16:51:23 Vincenzo Ciancia wrote:
> On 11/10/2007 Aaron C. de Bruyn wrote:
> > I don't think it's a good argument to say that people need to have user-friendly hand-holding at the command prompt.  If I want to run 'evince somefile.asp' I should be able to.  I don't care if the extension is .asp .pdf or .mystupidfile.
> > 
> 
> The shortest path to solve usability of this would be to complete
> "restricted" for the first tab, and "all files" for the second. When I
> have file extension corrected, I love unzip to complete only .zip files.
>  But this will always be in the way in many occasions. Just pressing tab
> again should extend the completion level.
> 
> Vincenzo

+2

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