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Is there a way to remove the trailing forward slashes in the tab-completion output of Zsh when I start writing a cd command and tab to see a list of directories?

E.g.

~ cd <tab>
Adlm/                       Desktop/
Applications/               Development/

I was wondering if there's any way to remove the slashes after the directory names, to show Adlm instead of Adlm/, etc.

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    Pressing TAB to yield a menu of completions is autocompletion. But the purported duplicate is clearly about making a different shell mimic a different aspect of the Z shell (i.e. what happens in the resultant command line when a directory completion is selected rather than how directories are displayed in the menu by menu completion). – JdeBP Oct 24 '18 at 6:13
  • @JigglyNaga I came across that solution before I posted this question. I've even tried them as I have misunderstood the question at first. It does not work. – user1164937 Oct 24 '18 at 12:24
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    Ah, I've just noticed that you included the zsh and oh-my-zsg tags. – JigglyNaga Oct 24 '18 at 13:36
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In zsh, it's:

set +o list_types

When using complist, you can also change its color to make it less visible:

zstyle ':completion:*' list-colors tc=33 ${(s.:.)LS_COLORS}

to make it yellow (less visible on a terminal with white background), and use the GNU ls colors (assuming you've run eval "$(dircolors)") for the rest.

  • Thanks for putting so much effort into this simple question :) – user1164937 Oct 24 '18 at 14:36
  • @user1164937, see latest edit though which you may have missed as you accepted the answer shortly after I made it. – Stéphane Chazelas Oct 24 '18 at 14:45
  • I already had that line of code to match the colors of my theme just a few hours ago. Thanks again! – user1164937 Oct 24 '18 at 14:48
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I tested that solution, specifically the bind command:

bind 'set mark-directories off'
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    $ zsh, % bind 'set mark-directories off', zsh: command not found: bind. Should that work with plain zsh, or is there something else that is required? – ilkkachu Oct 24 '18 at 13:44

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