Automatic completion mode

Ingo Klöcker kloecker at
Sat Nov 15 22:27:03 GMT 2008

On Saturday 15 November 2008, Rafael Fernández López wrote:
> Hi,
> > This is really specific to URLs (or paths). If I want to start
> > Konsole via krunner then I usually write "kons" and then press
> > Enter. I like this behavior and it's what I (and all other users)
> > have learned to expect from the automatic completion mode.
> In absolute it is specific to URLs. It clearly happens to
> applications too.
> Without going very far (I could give you more examples). Take
> kcmshell.
> open krunner "kbuildsycoca4" <enter>
> open krunner "kbuildsycoca" <enter>
> Fail. I wanted to run kbuildsycoca, not kbuildsycoca4.
> This happens _always_ that the beginning of the application you want
> to execute matches the beginning of an already saved entry.

Okay. That's really not nice. So maybe krunner's line edit should 
use "Short automatic" (it always takes the shortest match) by default.

This won't fix the original problem for URLs, but it fixes your 
kbuildsycoca example.

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