7110Re: TextMate-like project drawer for MacVim?
- Apr 2, 2008
> The only thing I'm really missing - what Textmate offers - is a way toBut... that is provided, via the Vim-LaTeX package. I do it daily.
> compile LaTeX documents and automatically jumping to the pdf for
> previewing. But the vim project offers more project viewers then emacs
> :-). So... we rock.
Here's more information:
Specifically, check out the section on "Inverse Searches" and "Forward
The latter post applies most directly with your request.
> Matt Tolton schrieb:--
>>> Once I got used to it, I found vim's buffer handling much more useful
>>> than drawers like these. Of course, they're texty, but they keep my
>>> hands on the keyboard and let me switch from file to file pretty easily
>>> (e.g., by number or by name match).
>> The drawer doesn't replace vim's buffer handling, IMO. Buffer
>> handling is for switching among files you already have open. The
>> drawer helps you access/view all of the files in and the hierarchy of
>> your project and easily open them.
>>> I don't use TextMate much, and so I don't know all of its nice features,
>>> but I *bet* that there are more "pure" Vimmy ways to do those things
>>> that, once you get over the initial hand cramps, will end up working
>>> much better.
>> TextMate will do fuzzy matching on files names in your project. There
>> is a vim plugin out that will do this, but in the end it is just way
>> too slow on large amounts of files. It's vimscript's slowness that is
>> the problem, and the fact that you can't actually do something "in the
>> background" using vimscript.
>> Anyway, to each their own. Just thought I'd point out that IMHO the
>> purpose of TextMate's drawer is orthogonal to that of vim's buffer
Ted Pavlic <ted@...>
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