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Subject:Re: what's this called From:Lin Sims <ljsims -dot- ml -at- gmail -dot- com> To:TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com> Date:Wed, 1 Apr 2009 15:47:14 -0400
Incremental search, maybe?
Although that seems to be more of the "as you type a word in, it gets
closer to what you're looking for" than the classic "keep typing c
until it cycles through to the option you want". Might give you
something to look for, though. And when you find out, let us know! I'd
LOVE to know what term is correct.
On Wed, Apr 1, 2009 at 3:12 PM, Jessica Weissman
<Jessica -dot- Weissman -at- hillcrestlabs -dot- com> wrote:
> Predictive search? Predictive selection?
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> Subject: what's this called
> I'm searching for a term to describe this Windows behaviour:
> I open a folder containing files beginning with different letters of
> the alphabet. I press the "c" key and Windows selects the first item
> starting with "c" (i.e. as though I had clicked on that item once).
> Is there a name for what Windows just did there?
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