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Consider a directory structure like this:

topdir/
  file1
  file2
  foo/
    bar1
    bar2

Say I want to open some file in foo/ in a new tab. I would first write :tabe topdir/, and then keep hitting <TAB> until :tabe topdir/foo/ is displayed.

Then, I want to tab-complete the files in foo/. But if I just hit <TAB> again, I'll wrap around to file1 instead of going down into the foo/ directory.

I can get around this by typing and deleting a space, but this seems kind of ugly. Is there a way to directly say, "yes, this is the partial completion that I want—now tab-complete again as if I had entered this command manually up to this point"?

(For reference, my wildmode is full.)

  • See here. What do you have wildmode set to? – bsmith89 Feb 3 '15 at 22:28
8

Simply press the right arrow key.

demonstration

8

I prefer to type / because extra/////slashes///are//ignored.

Also, the arrow keys are poison. :)

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