Forum: Ruby irb and tab key in Mac OS X

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Rich (Guest)
on 2005-12-27 17:56
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Not sure if this is a readline issue or an irb issue, so I'll venture
the question here.  When I run irb (in Mac OS X v10.3, with Ruby
v1.8.2) and press the tab key, I get a print-out of the current
directory.  Is it possible to re-map the tab key in irb to insert a
tab (or some # of spaces) at the prompt?

Also, just curious, where does the name irb come from?  I'm guessing
"Interactive RuBy", but given the language's Japanese origin, I could
be wrong.

Thanks a bunch.

-Rich
Rich (Guest)
on 2005-12-27 17:59
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Nevermind on the first question, just found the solution in the list
archives.
J. Ryan S. (Guest)
on 2005-12-27 19:27
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You are correct, sir!

~ ryan ~
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