How to enable auto-completion in Jupyter Notebook

Many of you have shown interest in enabling auto-completion in Jupyter Notebooks so, in the interest of knowledge sharing, we wanted to demonstrate just how simple it is.

Access the Jupyter Menu

You have auto-complete in Jupyter notebooks like you have in any other Jupyter environment. Simply hit the “Tab” key while writing code. This will open a menu with suggestions. Hit “Enter” to choose the suggestion.


What’s next?

There are many useful keyboard shortcuts in Jupyter notebooks. Examples include:

  • Enter: enter edit mode

  • Shift+Enter: run cell, select below

  • Shift+Tab: signature autocompletion

  • Y: to code

  • M: to markdown

  • A/B: insert cell above/­below

  • X: cut selected cell