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Re: Completion from a given list

On Fri, Jun 10, 2011 at 10:18 PM, Bart Schaefer
<schaefer@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Jun 9,  4:01pm, Raghavendra D Prabhu wrote:
> }
> } I want to have a completion based on given list which may updated after
> } every command is run.
> Two ways to go about this.  Both require that you create a function
> that calls "compadd" with the list of words you want completed.
>    typedef -a _tmux_words
>    _tmux_list() {
>       compadd -a _tmux_words
>    }
> Up to you to figure out how to populate the _tmux_words array.  The
> function that eventually calls compadd can do as much other work as
> you like to decide whether to call compadd at all; see for example
> the _expand_alias function in the zsh distribution. [*]
> With that in place, you can do either:
> (1) Create a key binding that invokes it, leaving normal completion
> alone.
>    compdef -k _tmux_list complete-word ^XT
> (2) Add a function to your "completer" style.
>    zstyle ':completion:*' completer _complete _tmux_list _correct
> Don't use the above zstyle literally; find the one you are presently
> using and insert _tmux_list at the point where you want those words
> tried as possible completions.
> [*] I picked _expand_alias because it's explicitly designed to be
> usable as either a key binding or a completer entry.  Note #compdef
> at the top of the source file.

Thanks, I will test this and reply back.

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