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 Term::Complete - Perl word completion module


NAME

Term::Complete - Perl word completion module


SUPPORTED PLATFORMS

  • Linux
  • Solaris
  • Windows

SYNOPSIS

    $input = Complete('prompt_string', \@completion_list);
    $input = Complete('prompt_string', @completion_list);


DESCRIPTION

This routine provides word completion on the list of words in the array (or array ref).

The tty driver is put into raw mode using the system command stty raw -echo and restored using stty -raw echo.

The following command characters are defined:

<tab>
Attempts word completion. Cannot be changed.

^D
Prints completion list. Defined by $Term::Complete::complete.

^U
Erases the current input. Defined by $Term::Complete::kill.

<del>, <bs>
Erases one character. Defined by $Term::Complete::erase1 and $Term::Complete::erase2.


DIAGNOSTICS

Bell sounds when word completion fails.


BUGS

The completion character <tab> cannot be changed.


AUTHOR

Wayne Thompson

 Term::Complete - Perl word completion module