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I would like to create a bash script foo.sh.

When it runs, it will prompt for a directory. The user will be able to use tab to auto complete?

Here is some example code assuming read has some option.

echo -n "Enter the directory of awesomeness: "
read --enable-autocomplete DIR_OF_AWESOMENESS
echo "The Dir of Awesomeness is $DIR_OF_AWESOMENESS"


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Bash auto-completion works on command-line arguments. Here is a two-part introduction for writing auto-completion with examples.

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