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Re: various buggy behaviors in zsh out-of-the-box on Suse
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- From: Mats Ahlgren <mats_a@xxxxxxx>
- To: Peter Stephenson <pws@xxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: various buggy behaviors in zsh out-of-the-box on Suse
- Date: Wed, 6 Jun 2007 06:30:25 -0400
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- In-reply-to: <200706060901.l5691Kcg012120@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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Hello, thanks for replying; you've helped solve almost all my problems.
Apparently I *did* make a few modifications and forgot about them... I feel ridiculous about my previous default behavior comment, sorry.
Still have one questions if you'd be so kind:
On Wednesday 06 June 2007 05:01:20 Peter Stephenson wrote:
> Mats Ahlgren wrote:
> > Hello,
> > I recently installed zsh and have noticed some very odd behavior -- could any
> > one please help?
> > =================================
> > 1) Bugged auto-tabbing behavior
> > As you can see, autocompletion indents the line 22 characters to the
> > right.
> This looks like either a bad terminal definition, or the shell is badly
> linked to the curses library or its equivalent, or there are funny
> characters in the prompt which is confusing the shell (the prompt you
> show looks pretty simple but if it's something more complicated
> try PS1="%# ").
# excerpt from .zshrc
# COLORIZE PROMPT
autoload colors; colors
Apparently using the variables $bg[...] and $fg[...], etc., seems to be causing this bug. Might you or anyone have any insight as to why?
> > 3) Annoying autocomplete behavior:
> > If I have the following things in a directory:
> > test/
> > test.tgz
> > And I type "te[tab]" to autocomplete, it autocompletes to test/ without ever
> > giving me the option to complete as test.tgz. Is there a way to achieve this
> > like in bash?
> This isn't the default behaviour, so something is setting an option to
> turn it on. You may find hitting <TAB> again cycles to the other file.
> Look at the options in the "Completion" section of the zshoptions manual
> for hints. MENU_COMPLETE or REC_EXACT are possibilities, depending
> exactly what it's doing.
Apparently I was looking for "auto_menu" -- problem solved.
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