Re: [dev] dmenu - filename tab completion

From: E S <>
Date: Tue, 9 Oct 2012 16:07:53 -0500

I just updated the patch file myself. The cursor stays at the position
before the text has been added from the tab completion, which isn't the
most desirable. But, it works. The updated patch can be found at I might delve into this further to make it
behave more intuitively.

mar77i, were you thinking I was talking about full-on bash completion? That
would be nice as well, but probably more work.

On Tue, Oct 9, 2012 at 2:10 PM, Martti Kühne <> wrote:

> On Tue, Oct 9, 2012 at 7:47 PM, E S <> wrote:
> > I am looking for a patch that would implement file name tab completion
> for
> > dmenu. I found a patch (
> which
> > appears to have been written for an older version of dmenu, but was
> > wondering if anyone knows of an updated patch for dmenu-4.5. Is there an
> > updated patch for this feature?
> I didn't know dmenu doesn't do that, but I'm not sure if you're
> thinking as far as argument completion (eww!)
> Other than that, if you intended not to ever wrap your mind around the
> well-formed beauty in programming that makes suckless projects...
> what's it (or could it be) worth to you?
> cheers!
> mar77i
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