Re: [wmii] Too much autocompletion in wmiimenu

From: Anthony Martin <>
Date: Wed, 19 Apr 2006 23:31:59 -0700

Sander van Dijk <> once said:
> When there's both entered text and a selected item, wmiimenu will
> print the item on stdout when you press Enter. This is good, since
> this is what you generally want (the main point of wmiimenu is to show
> a list of items from which the user can pick one).
> The problem this thread is about is a serious one though, so I've
> pushed a little change to hg last night that allows retagging from 1+2
> to 1 in this way:
> - type in a '1' into the input field
> - this selects the '1+2' item
> - if you press Enter, 1+2 will be printed
> - if you press Shift-Enter, the default behavior will be overruled,
> and '1' will be printed instead
> This way we can make wmiimenu print out whatever we want regardless of
> what items are shown, and we still keep the nice default behavior of
> being able to just type a few chars and hit Enter when the wanted item
> is highlighed.

This is nice. I didn't notice there were any changes to hg as I've been
busy with finals at school this week.

Thanks, Sander.


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