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FZY(1)			    General Commands Manual			FZY(1)

NAME
       fzy - A fuzzy text selector menu	for the	terminal.

SYNOPSIS
       fzy [OPTION]...

DESCRIPTION
       fzy  is	a  fuzzy  text	selector/file  finder for the terminal using a
       search similar to that of TextMate or CmdT.

       fzy reads a list	of newline-separated items from	stdin to be  displayed
       as a menu in the	terminal.  Upon	pressing ENTER,	the currently selected
       item is printed to stdout.

       Entering	text narrows the  items	 using	fuzzy  matching.  Results  are
       sorted using heuristics for the best match.

OPTIONS
       -l, --lines=LINES
	      How  many	lines of items to display. If unspecified, defaults to
	      10 lines.

       -p, --prompt=PROMPT
	      Input prompt (default: '>	')

       -s, --show-scores
	      Show the scores for each item.

       -t, --tty=TTY
	      Use TTY instead of the default tty device	(/dev/tty).

       -q, --query=QUERY
	      Use QUERY	as the initial search query.

       -e, --show-matches=QUERY
	      Non-interactive mode. Print the  matches	in  sorted  order  for
	      QUERY to stdout.

       -h, --help
	      Usage help.

       -v, --version
	      Usage help.

KEYS
       ENTER  Print the	selected item to stdout	and exit

       Ctrl+c, Esc
	      Exit with	status 1, without making a selection.

       Up Arrow, Ctrl+p
	      Select the previous item

       Down Arrow, Ctrl+n
	      Select the next item

       Tab    Replace the current search string	with the selected item

       Backspace, Ctrl+h
	      Delete the character before the cursor

       Ctrl+w Delete the word before the cursor

       Ctrl+u Delete the entire	line

USAGE EXAMPLES
       ls | fzy
	      Present a	menu of	items in the current directory

       ls | fzy	-l 25
	      Same as above, but show 25 lines of items

       vi $(find -type f | fzy)
	      List files under the current directory and open the one selected
	      in vi.

       cd $(find -type d | fzy)
	      Present all directories under current path, and  change  to  the
	      one selected.

       ps aux |	fzy | awk '{ print $2 }' | xargs kill
	      List running processes, kill the selected	process

       git checkout $(git branch | cut -c 3- | fzy)
	      Same as above, but switching git branches.

AUTHOR
       John Hawthorn <john.hawthorn@gmail.com>

fzy 1.0				  2018-09-23				FZY(1)

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