bugPSPP - Bugs: bug #11693, Command line completion.


bug #11693: Command line completion.

Submitted by:  John Darrington <jmd>
Submitted on:  Sat Jan 22 08:38:49 2005  
Category: OtherSeverity: 1 - Wishlist
Status: NoneAssigned to: None
Open/Closed: OpenRelease: Future
Effort: 0.00

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Mon Jul 31 02:00:53 2006, comment #3:

I'm actually toying with an idea that would allow this to be implemented pretty easily. That's a nice idea for the future.

Ben Pfaff <blp>
Project Administrator
Sun Feb 6 23:38:22 2005, comment #2:

This has now been partially implemented --- the name of the command can be completed by hitting TAB.

Full support for this will require redesign of the lexer, including unbuffered input, and some kind of rollback mechanism.

John Darrington <jmd>
Project Administrator
Sat Jan 22 09:49:38 2005, comment #1:

URL for readline auto-completion: http://cnswww.cns.cwru.edu/php/chet/readline/readline.html#SEC44

John Darrington <jmd>
Project Administrator
Sat Jan 22 08:38:49 2005, original submission:

Use the command line completion features of GNU readline, such that when PSPP is used in interactive mode, the user can easily find the list of available commands, and the available subcommands for the current command. etc.

John Darrington <jmd>
Project Administrator


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