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on one of my machines while setting up zsh I seem to have accidentally enabled a pretty useful feature. when I search through command history it actually lists all the matching commands as I type. How do I enable this in general?

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  • Are you talking about searching through history with ctrl+r, i.e. bck-i-search?

    • Yes
  • And what do you mean precisely by "it actually lists all the matching commands as I type"?

    • After ctrl+r brings up the search prompt, when I start typing, it brings up partial matches and lists them underneath the prompt.

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  • Was it zsh-autosuggestions? It sounds similar, but I'm not sure what you mean exactly, and it's hard to enable by accident. Are you talking about searching through history with ctrl+r, i.e. bck-i-search? And what do you mean precisely by "it actually lists all the matching commands as I type"? – Sparhawk Apr 23 at 8:42

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