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Re: ctags: how to search through results of tag finding

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  • Yegappan Lakshmanan
    Hi, ... You can use the :ltag command. This will add all the matching tags to the location list for the current window. You can use the location list
    Message 1 of 3 , Jul 3, 2013
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      Hi,

      On Wed, Jul 3, 2013 at 1:01 AM, Jacek Czaja <jacek.czaja@...> wrote:
      > Hello,
      >
      > Quite often I come across an issue that when I locate some tag from Vim I'm
      > given few dozen of results. Even That I have tags generated for my C++ code
      > base still I have plenty of results and It took a time to pick the one I
      > think is proper. So I want to search through results and so far I redirected
      > ex output into register
      > then I pasted register's content into current buffer and searched through it
      > and then I undone pasting and chose proper option from my results list. Is
      > there a better solution to do that? I'm using fuzzy finder plugin as part of
      > my vim config and I would expect it to have something like that but I wasn't
      > able to find
      > such an functionality. Please advice.
      >

      You can use the ":ltag <name>" command. This will add all the matching
      tags to the location list for the current window. You can use the location list
      commands to jump or search the matching tags.

      BTW, the location list/window feature was added originally to support this
      command.

      - Yegappan

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