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Re: virtual marking

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  • Xavier de Gaye
    ... You can use a temporary file to store your marks and the quickfix window to navigate through them. For example source the script listed ... -- Xavier Les
    Message 1 of 3 , Oct 19, 2011
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      On Wed, Oct 19, 2011 at 7:00 AM, sinbad wrote:
      > i want to be able to mark locations in files with some text (marking-
      > text) of my choice.


      You can use a temporary file to store your marks and the quickfix
      window to navigate through them. For example source the script listed
      below and mark a location with:

      :Mark some text

      Display the quickfix window with:

      :Getmarks


      --
      Xavier

      Les Chemins de Lokoti: http://lokoti.alwaysdata.net


      ===========================================================
      let s:tmpfile = tempname()

      " mark a location in a file with some text
      function! s:mark(text)
      try
      let l:lines = readfile(s:tmpfile)
      catch /.*/
      let l:lines = []
      endtry
      let l:lines += [bufname("%") . ":" . line(".") . ":" . a:text]
      call writefile(l:lines, s:tmpfile)
      endfunction

      " open the quickfix window
      function! s:cwindow()
      let l:gp=&gp
      let l:gfm=&gfm
      let l:gp = "set gp=cat\\ " . s:tmpfile
      exe l:gp
      set gfm=%f:%l:%m
      grep
      let &gp=l:gp
      let &gfm=l:gfm
      cwindow
      endfunction

      command! -bar -nargs=1 Mark call s:mark(<f-args>)
      command! -bar Getmarks call s:cwindow()
      ===========================================================

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