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Adam Rubinson4,286 Points
Typing long-hand still. Please help.
I tried to ask this in a precious question but my question was probably unclear, so let me try again.
In the video, he clicks 1 button and is able to make "~/my_really_cool_project/" appear on the screen, for example at around 2:05. How do you do this shortcut instead of type it out long-hand?
Jennifer NordellTreehouse Teacher
Hi there! Close, but not exactly. He starts typing the name of the file/directory, but then what he does is hit the "tab" key. The tab is your autocomplete here. But note that you will have to have typed something unique enough that it can perform the autocomplete. For example if you have
mypets.txt and you type in
myp it will not know which one you're thinking about. To get to
mypets.txt to autocomplete you would have had to type at least
mype and then hit tab.
Hope this helps!