Feature found in various programs and online services that help finish what is being typed by comparing the current text with previously entered text. For example, in Microsoft Internet Explorer when typing an Internet address that has already been visited, AutoComplete will display matches below the address bar, and pressing the down arrow key will allow you to select any AutoComplete options or press Shift + Enter to complete the address, as shown in the below picture.
Note: AutoComplete should not be confused with Autofill, which is also an Internet browser feature that fills out common form files such as your name address automatically.
- How to delete AutoComplete history.
- How to disable or enable Internet Explorer's AutoComplete.
- Tip on using tab to auto complete commands in the command line.