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I can't seem to find any information on how to navigate tab completion or how to bind keys in tab completion in fish shell.

This is what I am trying to achieve but in fish shell rather than zsh. Fish-like argument completion search in ZSH

Please help...

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  • You'll probably get more eyes if you ask on stack overflow. Feb 9, 2021 at 17:00
  • Are you sure you linked to the question you meant to? Feb 10, 2021 at 0:51

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The tab completion pager uses the same keys as the rest of the command-line editor, so to bind h to move in the pager (and stay as inserting h when writing a command) use:

bind h 'if commandline --paging-mode; commandline --function backward-char; else; commandline --insert h; end'

Similar lines can be added for j, k, and l.

Note, however, that this breaks while the pager is in search mode (using Ctrl+S) as there is no way of detecting whether search mode is active (that's probably a missing feature).

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