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8358Re: Command-mode tab completion doesn't work, produces "^I" output

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  • Nico Weber
    Jul 2 10:52 PM
      > With "set compatible" as the first line of my .vimrc I'm able to tab-
      > complete command names in command mode but not filesystem paths.

      Oh, I'm sorry, it has to be `set nocompatible` of course. Does that

      > On Jul 2, 12:44 pm, Nico Weber <nicolaswe...@...> wrote:
      >> Hi,
      >>> When attempting to tab-complete paths and commands in command mode
      >>> in
      >>> the latest build of MacVim, the expected behavior does not happen.
      >>> Instead, every press of the tab key outputs "^I" (ctrl-I), the
      >>> equivalent to the tab key. Nothing in my .vimrc or .gvimrc remaps
      >>> this key.
      >> this is usually the result of running in vi-compatible mode. What's
      >> the output of `:set compatible?`? (should be 'nocompatible'). Put
      >> `set
      >> compatible` as first line into your .vimrc to fix this.
      >> HTH,
      >> Nico

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