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Re: complete based on contents of another folder or folders?
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- From: Peter Stephenson <p.w.stephenson@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
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- Subject: Re: complete based on contents of another folder or folders?
- Date: Sun, 7 Aug 2011 18:40:47 +0100
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On Sun, 7 Aug 2011 06:21:49 -0400
TJ Luoma <luomat@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> I know almost nothing about Zsh's completion feature, other than it's
> cool and I wish I took better advantage of it.
> Here's are some of first things I'd like to do. I'm hoping that
> someone might be able to explain this in a way that will allow me to
> replicate this in other scenarios.
> "open -a [tab]" should offer "any file found in
> /Applications/Microsoft Office 2011/
> /Applications/iWork '09/
> which ends with '.app' and should not show the dirname (and doesn't
> need to show the '.app' suffix, but that's not crucial).
You want something like
local -a app_path
_path_files -W app_path -g '*.app'
compdef _open open
> 2) Similarly
> get_app [tab]
> should offer completions based on files found in
> ~/Dropbox/get_app/rcs/ with the following stipulations:
> - I only want the part of the filename up until the first literal "."
> (and each file has at least one ".")
> - no filenames do NOT have spaces in them
> - subfolders may exist, but should be ignored (same is true for files
> which begin with '.')
Probably easiest to use globbing in the completion function rather than
local -a found
_wanted apps expl 'app' compadd -a found
Peter Stephenson <p.w.stephenson@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
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