Tab autocompletion in Windows

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Most Linux/UNIX OS's have tab autocompletion on the command line. Windows, of course, does not. At least, not by default. You can enable it in Windows 2K+ by a little registry hack. Fire up regedit and browse to the registry key


and edit the "CompletionChar" attribute. Set it to the ASCII value of the key you want to use as the autocomplete key (use 9 for TAB).

Posted by VB at 2004-11-23 23:21:04
XP has it enabled by default, funnily enough.
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