The following instructions may be used to disable parts of the new Predictive Interface feature in your Wolfram System, such as the Suggestions Bar or autocompletion.

Temporarily Disable the Suggestions Bar

To disable the Suggestions Bar until the Wolfram System is restarted, click the small gray circle containing an ‘x’ that appears to the right of the Suggestions Bar.

The Suggestions Bar will disappear, and another small gray circle containing an arrow will appear at the right side of the current output cell.

To re-enable the Suggestions Bar, click this new circle.

Permanently Disable the Suggestions Bar

  1. Open the Preferences window by navigating in the menu Edit ► Preferences on Windows and Linux, or Mathematica ► Preferences or Wolfram Desktop ► Preferences on Mac.
  2. Select the Interface tab.
  3. Uncheck the checkbox “Show Suggestions Bar after last output”, found toward the bottom of the window.

This turns off the Suggestions Bar in the given Wolfram System installation.

To turn the Suggestions Bar on again, recheck this checkbox.

Permanently Disable Autocompletion

  1. Open the Preferences window by clicking the menu item Edit ► Preferences on Windows and Linux, or Mathematica ► Preferences or Wolfram Desktop ► Preferences on Mac.
  2. Select the Interface tab.
  3. Uncheck the checkbox “Enable autocompletion with a popup delay of X seconds”, found toward the bottom of the window.

This turns off autocompletion in the given Wolfram System installation.

To turn it on again, recheck this checkbox.