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QueryCommandComplete : Create completions from any command

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Caio Romão
script type
Query Command Complete

Vim plugin to suggest completions with the results of an external
query command.

The original intention is to use it as a mutt query_command wrapper
to complete addresses in the mail headers, but it can be adapted
to any other kind of functionality by modifying the exposed setting

Last Change: 2013 Jun 16
Author: Caio Romão (http://caioromao.com)
License: This file is placed in the public domain
  Brian Henderson https://github.com/bhenderson
  Mark Stillwell  https://github.com/marklee77
  Rui Abreu Ferreira http://ruiabreu.org

  This plugin exports the completion function QueryCommandComplete,
  which can be set as the complete function (or omni function) for
  any filetype. If you have a working mutt setup with query_command
  configured, the plugin works out of the box.

      let g:qcc_query_command='abook'
      au BufRead /tmp/mutt* setlocal omnifunc=QueryCommandComplete

  Note: Overriding settings on a buffer-basis is supported. So
        b:qcc_query_command takes precedence over g:qcc_query_command

      External command that queries for contacts
      If empty, QueryCommandComplete tries to guess what command to
      run by executing `mutt -Q query_command`.

      Separator for each entry in the result from the query
      default: '\n'

      Separator for the fields of an entry from the result
      default: '\t'

      Pattern used to match against the current line to decide
      whether to call the query command
      default: '^\(To\|Cc\|Bcc\|From\|Reply-To\):'

      Whether to try matching g:qcc_pattern against the current
      and any previous line
      default: 0

      Pattern to match against the current line when deciding
      wether to keep looking for a line that matches g:qcc_pattern
      This provides finer control over the recursion, which
      is useful if calling the completion on really big files.
      default: '.*'

      Format string to be used when building the word field
      of the completion (i.e.: the final result, what gets fed into
      the current line when you select an option)
      default: '${1} <${0}>' (as in: FirstName <email@domain.com>)

      Format string to be used when building the abbreviation
      for the completion menu (i.e.: the first row in the completion
      default: '${1}'

      Format string for the optional second column of the completion
      default: '${2}'
install details
Just put querycommandcomplete.vim inside your plugins folder.

For pathogen/vundle users:
- https://github.com/caio/querycommandcomplete.vim

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package script version date Vim version user release notes
querycommandcomplete.vim 0.4 2013-06-18 7.0 Caio Romão * Template support for the completion menu
* Read settings from buffer variables
* Dropped requirement for having everything set up during source time
querycommandcomplete.vim 0.3 2012-12-29 7.0 Caio Romão New features contributed by marklee77 on github: support for a placeholder (%s) in g:qcc_pattern and multiline feature (on my default if using the plugin without any configuration)
querycommandcomplete.vim 0.2 2012-09-17 7.0 Caio Romão New functionality contributed by bhenderson on github. Now the plugin can be used without previous configuration when the user has mutt properly setup.
querycommandcomplete.vim 0.1 2012-07-15 7.0 Caio Romão Initial upload
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