7.18.1 Completer Objects

Completer objects have the following method:

complete (text, state)
Return the stateth completion for text.

If called for text that doesn't include a period character ("."), it will complete from names currently defined in __main__, __builtin__ and keywords (as defined by the keyword module).

If called for a dotted name, it will try to evaluate anything without obvious side-effects (i.e., functions will not be evaluated, but it can generate calls to __getattr__()) upto the last part, and find matches for the rest via the dir() function.

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