Term::Complete - Perl word completion module


    $input = complete('prompt_string', \@completion_list);
    $input = complete('prompt_string', @completion_list);


This routine provides word completion on the list of words in the array (or array ref).

The tty driver is put into raw mode using the system command stty raw -echo and restored using stty -raw echo.

The following command characters are defined:


Attempts word completion. Cannot be changed.


Prints completion list. Defined by $Term::Complete::complete.


Erases the current input. Defined by $Term::Complete::kill.

ltdelgt, ltbsgt

Erases one character. Defined by $Term::Complete::erase1 and $Term::Complete::erase2.


Bell sounds when word completion fails.


The completion charater <tab> cannot be changed.


Wayne Thompson


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