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116200Re: need help with tags - SOLVED (sort of)

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  • wfdudley
    Aug 2, 2010
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      My tags file is called "tags", because I copied the output of ctags.

      I have no idea why "set ai" would cause this feature to start working, but
      it does.

      Bill Dudley


      On 8/2/10, Charles Campbell <Charles.E.Campbell@...> wrote:
      > wfdudley wrote:
      >> I didn't even know emacs HAD tags support.
      >>
      >> I just copied the format of a file output by ctags for my ptags output.
      >>
      >> What's the difference in formats?
      >>
      >
      > I admit that I haven't bothered to determine what emac's TAGS format is;
      > I note that it has some control characters in it (see man etags). One
      > obvious difference is that ctags produces <tags> files and etags
      > produces <TAGS> files. You can determine if your vim has emacs-tags
      > support by:
      >
      > :version (and looking for +emacs_tags in the output)
      >
      > or by typing
      >
      > :echo has("emacs_tags")
      >
      > So, are your tags files <tags> or <TAGS>? Still, I have +emacs_tags
      > support with the vim I've compiled, but regular tags work for both
      > <tags> and <TAGS>, so I'm not sure that this is the kernel of your problem.
      >
      > Regards,
      > Chip Campbell
      >
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