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Re: show-ambiguity style

On Mon, Apr 13, 2015 at 5:25 PM, Bart Schaefer <schaefer@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

> On Apr 13,  1:00pm, Jesper Nygards wrote:
> }
> } zstyle ':completion:*' list-colors ${(s.:.)LS_COLORS}
> } zstyle ':completion:*' show-ambiguity $color[bg-red]
> }
> } I only get EITHER the file type coloring or the ambiguity indication,
> } depending on the order of those two lines.
> It shouldn't depend on the order of the lines.  I think if you look more
> closely, you'll find that you get show-ambiguity any time there *is* an
> ambiguity, and list-colors the rest of the time.
> I see. Bad testing on my part.

> } In an ideal world, I would like to have the file type coloring, AND then
> } something that indicates where the ambiguity starts, but this is perhaps
> } not possible to achieve?
> It's not currently possible because show-ambiguity is a trick done in
> shell script code that sits on top of list-colors which is done in the
> underlying C code.
> There's a bit of side discussion on zsh-workers about this right now, but
> nobody immediately available to make changes to the zsh/complist module.

OK. Too bad. Both are really nice, but I guess I'll have to choose then.

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