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1068RE: [jasspa] How to use Tag file feature?

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  • Phillips, Steven
    Mar 29, 2004
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      Salman,

      You need to configure ME's tag support properly, see docs on %tag-option. I have the following line in my user setup file, this would probably solve all your issues:

      set-variable %tag-option "rcemsv"

      Steve

      > -----Original Message-----
      > From: salmankhilji [mailto:salmankhilji@...]
      > Sent: 29 March 2004 15:18
      > To: jasspa@yahoogroups.com
      > Subject: [jasspa] How to use Tag file feature?
      >
      >
      > I am working on a modification to the FreeType project.
      > (www.freetype.org). The library source tree resides in:
      >
      > /home/salman/Downloads/freetype2
      >
      > The tree is big and has several folders nested deep.
      >
      > What I would expect as a user is go to the top-level folder and issue
      > a 'generate tag files' command. I do so and me creates a tag file in
      > the root of the folder. I was expecting that it would create a tag
      > file in every folder.
      >
      > Now, I have the following file open in ME:
      >
      > /home/salman/Downloads/freetype2/src/type1/t1parse.c
      >
      > I would expect to move my cursor over a tag and hit 'ESC-t' to go to
      > the definition of that tag. This, however, does not work. That is
      > because there is not tag file in the directory in which the file is
      > loaded from.
      >
      > So this means that I must somehow (how???) load the tag file
      > separately. This would add more work on behalf of the
      > user---considering especially that all I want to do is double click a
      > file in the file-manager and quickly search for a tag.
      >
      > Can someone please give me a few pointers on how to use the tag file
      > feature efficiently across a big source tree?
      >
      > Salman
      >
      >
      >
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