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Re: ignoring case in file completion on cmdline

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  • björn
    ... This behavior is enabled/disabled at compile time. If I remember correctly the define USE_FNAME_CASE is what controls this, but maybe it is
    Message 1 of 3 , Dec 12, 2009
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      2009/12/11:
      > I find it very ergonomic that MacVim's cmdline file completion seems
      > to operate in an ignorecase mode.  Is this behavior peculiar to
      > MacVim, or can it be simulated on other implementations of Vim using
      > some combination of options?
      >
      > (I realize that ignorecase makes sense on the Mac OS, because case
      > can't be used to distinguish files, but I find that traditional
      > console Vim on Mac OS doesn't (cannot?) exploit this.  With Mac OS
      > Vims that are not MacVim, I still have to use uppercase at times
      > during file completion in order to correctly matched the displayed
      > case of a file's name.)

      This behavior is enabled/disabled at compile time. If I remember
      correctly the define USE_FNAME_CASE is what controls this, but maybe
      it is CASE_INSENSITIVE_FILENAME (these are defined in os_mac.h).
      Search the archives, I think we've discussed it in the past.

      Björn

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