Done Filename completion, percent signs

Charles Dye

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May 20, 2008
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If a filename contains percent signs, it would be nice if filename completion returned it with all percent signs doubled; e.g. for a file named "100% good.txt", tab completion might insert "100%% good.txt".
 

rconn

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May 14, 2008
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> If a filename contains percent signs, it would be nice if filename
> completion returned it with all percent signs doubled; e.g. for a file
> named "100% good.txt", tab completion might insert "100%% good.txt".
But then you couldn't use that filename for commands that do delayed
expansion.

Rex Conn
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