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Subject:Re: what's this called From:Dossy Shiobara <dossy -at- panoptic -dot- com> To:techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com Date:Wed, 01 Apr 2009 18:35:07 -0400
>>> 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?
I replied off-list to the OP, but since nobody mentioned it, I'll post
it publically too:
"Find as you type", "Incremental find" or "prefix searching."
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