Is there a way to turn off this feature?

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It is very slow and totally unnecessary for me. I have tried to look for a setting in preferences but I couldn't find the right box to untick.


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If you set the (documented) cell option

CodeAssistOptions -> {"FileCompleteEnable" -> False}

then the File Browser popup won't appear when editing the cell. Alternatively, you can set the option for an entire notebook:

 CodeAssistOptions -> {"FileCompleteEnable" -> False}]

Finally, you could change the style of "Input" cells by using a custom stylesheet or editing a private stylesheet for the notebook.


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