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Re: Help with menu completion

On Wed, 27 Feb 2008 11:57:04 +0000
Peter Stephenson <pws@xxxxxxx> wrote:

> Anonymous bin Ich wrote:
> > I just re-did my zshrc, and used the "first-run" tool to configure
> > completion for me. I wanted a menu-completion, but I am not getting
> > it. Here is the diff for what was changed. As far as I understand,
> > nothing related to menu-selection was changed, but I do not
> > understand it much, so please help me...
> Your message got wrapped horribly (without even passing through
> Outlook!) but I think you now have the settings
This is bad. I am attaching the relevant portion of my .zshrc (the old
and new one) for better understanding.
> zstyle ':completion:*' completer _expand _complete _ignored
> zstyle ':completion:*' expand prefix suffix
> zstyle ':completion:*' file-sort name
> zstyle ':completion:*' ignore-parents parent pwd ..
> zstyle ':completion:*' list-colors ${(s.:.)LS_COLORS}
> zstyle ':completion:*' list-prompt %SAt %p: Hit TAB for more, or the
> character to insert%s zstyle ':completion:*' list-suffixes true
> zstyle ':completion:*' matcher-list '' 'm:{a-zA-Z}={A-Za-z}' 'l:|=*
> r:|=*' 'r:|[._-]=** r:|=**' zstyle ':completion:*' menu
> select=long-list select=0 zstyle ':completion:*' preserve-prefix
> '//[^/]##/' zstyle ':completion:*' select-prompt %SScrolling active:
> current selection at %p%s
> which should be basically OK in that there's nothing to prevent menu
> selection from working.
> > Earlier, I used to get a nice menu with LS_COLORS, now I don't get
> > any menu, but just a list of possible completions.
> You haven't shown, but I take it it's still running "compinit" at some
> point.
> Is the problem simply that you need two TABs to start menu completion
> (and then it goes into selection)?  If you want it always to start
> menu completion you either need to "setopt menucomplete" or change
> the menu style to
> zstyle ':completion:*' menu yes select=long-list select=0
The menu doesn't come up at all! Even after doing "setopt menucomplete"
and setting the zstlye (as you can see, it is already specified in
the .zshrc)

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