On Wed, 28 Nov 2012 17:04:49 +0100
Tony Mechelynck <antoine.mechelynck@...
> On 28/11/12 16:20, Johannes Deutsch wrote:
> > Hello list,
> > related to the generation of a tags file via ctags one finds almost
> > always the following options switched on (googling for "vim ctags
> > field"):
> > ctags --fields=+iaS \
> > --extra=+q [other_options] [files/dirs]
> > With respect to the three additional fields, added to the tags file
> > by the switch '--fields=+iaS', vim's help (:h tag-old-static) tells
> > me
> > There is one field that doesn't have a ':'. This is the
> > kind of the tag. It is handled like it was preceded with "kind:".
> > See the documentation of ctags for the kinds it produces.
> > The only other field currently recognized by Vim is "file:"
> > (with an empty value). It is used for a static tag.
> > I can't find anything about the fields that contains the signature
> > of routine (S), access of class members (a) and inheritance
> > information (i).
> > In the light of vim's help I wonder why i find so many
> > sites that evokes --fields=+iaS?
> > Is vim able to use the extension fields out of the box? Or maybe
> > there is another explanation why extension fields are so popular!?
> > Thanks a lot for your time and best regards
> > Johannes
> The taglist() function returns a List of Dictionaries (one Dictionary
> per matching tag) which (IIUC) gives you access to this info.
> see :help taglist()
Thank you for your answer.
Do you know any vim scripts that make the key:value pairs returned by
taglist() easy accessible to the user? In particular i think about
adding information to the drop down completion menu. Currently it only
shows the value of name, kind and cmd. Can the user change the entries
that are shown?
> Best regards,
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