Commit 88ad890c authored by Peter Stephenson's avatar Peter Stephenson

users/23829: add and coument file-split-chars style

parent 325fceab
2019-01-08 Peter Stephenson <>
* users/23829: Completion/Unix/Type/_path_files,
Doc/Zsh/compsys.yo: Add and document file-split-chars style.
2018-01-05 dana <>
* unposted: Config/, NEWS: Update for 5.6.2-test-3
......@@ -2,6 +2,11 @@
local -a match mbegin mend
local splitchars
if zstyle -s ":completion:${curcontext}:" file-split-chars splitchars; then
compset -P "*[${(q)splitchars}]"
# Look for glob qualifiers. Do this first: if we're really
# in a glob qualifier, we don't actually want to expand
# the earlier part of the path. We can't expand inside
......@@ -1568,6 +1568,16 @@ contains the string `tt(follow)', timestamps are associated with the
targets of symbolic links; the default is to use the timestamps
of the links themselves.
kindex(file-split-chars, completion style)
A set of characters that will cause em(all) file completions for
the given context to be split at the point where any of the characters
occurs. A typical use is to set the style to tt(:); then everything
up to and including the last tt(:) in the string so far is ignored when
completing files. As this is quite heavy-handed, it is usually
preferable to update completion functions for contexts where this
behaviour is useful.
kindex(filter, completion style)
The tt(ldap) plugin of email address completion (see tt(_email_addresses)) uses
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