autotype

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autotype

(1) To automatically determine the type or configuration of a hardware model or elements within a program (variables).

(2) To automatically fill in the remainder of a field with name, address, URL or any other data as soon as you have typed in the first several letters. Autotyping saves time when filling out forms or entering Internet addresses, for example. See auto complete.
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