[IPython-dev] tab completion w/ spaces in filename?

Ville Vainio vivainio at kolumbus.fi
Tue Jun 29 17:34:44 CDT 2004


Fernando Perez wrote:

> -1
>
> I really try to keep the number of builtin magics under control.  
> Especially since it's so trivial to write a one-line magic in your own 
> config file that delegates (pseudo code below):

Ack. I'll move the code from cdb to cd.

BTW, is tab completion supposed to work for files with spaces in their 
name? Completing a spaced file leaves the spaces as such in the file 
name (i.e. they are not escaped, quoted or anything), so that pressing 
tab a second time gives the list of all files, i.e. it doesn't consider 
what is already typed/completed. Adding backslashes manually to escape 
the spaces doesn't help.




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