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BASH complete-filename & menu-complete together

Hi,

Does anyone know how to make BASH provide a list of possible completions on the first tab, and then start cycling through the possibilites on the next tab?

Right now this is what I have in my .bashrc:
bind "set show-all-if-ambiguous on"
bind \\C-o:menu-complete
This allows file-name completion on the first TAB and cycling through the names using CTRL-o, but if I try to assign menu_complete to TAB, then it overrides the file-complete mode and no longer shows the list of files first.

(BTW, this is the default filename completion behaviour in ZSH. I'm trying to replicate it in BASH).

Thanks,
Mithu
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