While commenting on posts, when we start typing @ and a few characters that match one of the earlier commentators, a suggestion appears above the comment text area. Is there a shortcut to accept that suggestion?


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Yes. Just press the Tab key.

  • @Dennis Tab doesn't auto-complete particularly when there are multiple choices. See my comments on my answer (though AllDani removed his comments demanding I update my answer to match yours).
    – Aaron Bertrand Staff
    Commented Oct 6, 2016 at 12:35

Yes, the Tab key will cycle through potential targets. You can hit Space to accept. When there are multiple possible targets, you can Tab until the right one has been highlighted in bold:

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