Alias Expansion

Warp will automatically expand your aliases as you type in the input editor.

How to use it

When Alias Expansion is enabled, type an alias and then hit SPACE will expand the alias.

To insert a space without expanding an alias, the default keybinding is OPT-SPACE.

Aliases will not be expanded when the command in the expanded form is the same as the alias itself. e.g. if you have an alias ls='ls -G', ls will not be expanded in the input editor.

How to access it

Alias expansion is disabled by default. There are two ways to toggle this on and off:

  • From Settings: Navigate to Settings > Features > Editor and toggle “Expand aliases as you type”.

  • From the Command Palette: Search for the “Enable/disable alias expansion” option and hit ENTER.

How it works

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