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When I am working on the Command Line Interface, I can do:

$ git branch

Then, I can see all the local branches that I have created. On Magit, If I do b l (check out local branch), there is a prompt to answer. With the auto-complete, I can find all the local branches I created.

However, when I press tab to see the suggestions, Magit lists absolutely all branches, the ones I created locally and the ones pulled from the upstream remote repository.

Is there a way to limit the suggestions for the branch checkout only to the branches I have created?

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    I'm wondering why you'd want that in the first place, since non-local branches have a prefix. AFAIK, it's not possible. You can always run M-! git branch RET.
    – aadcg
    Aug 2 at 12:13
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Here's a quick hack using magit-read-local-branch:

(defun my-checkout-local-branch ()
  (interactive)
  (let ((branch (magit-read-local-branch "Branch: ")))
    (magit-checkout branch)))

(transient-append-suffix 'magit-branch "w"
  '("L" "my branch" my-checkout-local-branch))

Though it won't do stuff like filtering out the branch you're currently on.

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