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hgcanttype 1.0.3

Latest Version: 1.0.8

Corrects simple typing errors in commands using Damerau-Levenshtein distance.

Ever typed hg dfif, hg doff or hg banrch? This fixes that.

Some examples of how it helps:

$ hg dfif
Correcting 'dfif' to 'diff'

$ hg brnch
Correcting 'brnch' to 'branch'

Installation & Setup

Installing hg-canttype is simple:

$ pip install hgcanttype

Setup is easy too, just add hgcanttype to your hgrc:


You can configure the distance to consider a command “close enough” like so:

distance = 5

The default is 1. Take note that setting the distance too high is a bad idea:

$ hg dfif
Correcting 'dfif' to 'help'


As this is a derived work of the Mercurial project, the license is GPLv2+ as per the Mercurial License page.

Change History

1.0.3 (11th March 2014)
  • Removed pointless print statement
1.0.2 (10th March 2014)
  • Fix more typos…
1.0.1 (10th March 2014)
  • Fix typos. The irony.
1.0.0 (10th March 2014)
  • Initial release
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