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bug #44386: readline: tab completion shall consider @class constructor

Submitter:  Oliver Heimlich <oheim>
Submitted:  Fri 27 Feb 2015 11:15:03 PM UTC
Category:  Interpreter Severity:  2 - Minor
Priority:  5 - Normal Item Group:  Feature Request
Status:  Confirmed Assigned to:  None
Originator Name:  Oliver Heimlich Open/Closed:  * Open
Release:  * dev Operating System:  * Any
Fixed Release:  None Planned Release:  None
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Wed 07 Dec 2016 10:38:06 AM UTC, comment #2: 

I've attached a patch which adds all class constructor and class method names to the list of names (make_name_list() in help.cc) used in tab autocompletion. The patch is based on HG changeset 22865:89756f2f085b. I'd be grateful if one of the Octave maintainers could have a look at the patch (apologies in advance if I'm missed some requirement for submitting Octave patches).

(file #39170)

Karl Wette <kwwette>
Sat 03 Dec 2016 10:26:34 AM UTC, comment #1: 

+1 to adding both class constructor and methods to tab completion

Karl Wette <kwwette>
Fri 27 Feb 2015 11:15:03 PM UTC, original submission:  

tab completion of readline recognizes m-file scripts from the path as valid function names, but no @class from the path.

The class constructor can probably easily be added to the autocompletion list of readline.

Class methods could also be added to the list, but these are only useful when an object of the class is used on them.

Oliver Heimlich <oheim>


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    Date Changed by Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced by
    2016-12-07 kwwette Attached File- Added Add-class-and-method-names-to-tab-completion.patch, #39170
    2015-05-03 mtmiller CategoryNone Interpreter
        Severity3 - Normal 2 - Minor
        StatusNone Confirmed

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