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sherlock.vim : Add completion in command line for '/', '?' and ':.../'

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created by
Frederic Hardy
 
script type
utility
 
description
sherlock.vim add completion from current buffer for command line mode ':' after a '/', and in command line mode '/' and '?'.

By default, it use <C-Tab> for forward completion, and <C-S-Tab> for backward completion.

For example:
:%s/tes<C-Tab> list all word which begin with 'tes' after current cursor position;
:%s/tes<C-S-Tab> list all word which begin with 'tes' before current cursor position;
/tes<C-Tab> list all word which begin with 'tes' after current cursor position;
/tes<C-S-Tab> list all word which begin with 'tes' before current cursor position;
?tes<C-Tab> list all word which begin with 'tes' after current cursor position;
?tes<C-S-Tab> list all word which begin with 'tes' before current cursor position;

In ':' mode, completion is available only after a '/'.

When the right string is in command line, you can:
1) Validate it with <Enter>, or type <Esc> to go away from command line if you are in '?' or '/' mode;
2) Validate it with <Enter> or '/', or type <Esc> to go away from command line if you are in ':' mode.

You can override the default mapping with something like that in your .vimrc:
cnoremap <Whatever you want here> <C-\>esherlock#completeBackward()<CR>
cnoremap <Whatever you want here> <C-\>esherlock#completeForward()<CR>

You can disable this plugin with this line in your .vimrc:
let sherlock#disable = 1

Please, report any bug to sherlock.vim[..at..]mageekbox.net.
 
install details
Download vimball, open it with vim, and do :so %.
 

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package script version date Vim version user release notes
sherlock.vba 0.0.7 2009-10-06 6.0 Frederic Hardy Optimization.
sherlock.vba 0.0.6 2009-09-29 6.0 Frederic Hardy Remove bugs.
It's now possible to use completion even if cursor is not at the end of command line.
sherlock.vba 0.0.5 2009-09-18 7.0 Frederic Hardy Add <silent> on default mapping.
sherlock.vba 0.0.4 2009-08-07 7.0 Frederic Hardy Remove bug in vim version detection.
sherlock.vba 0.0.3 2009-08-07 7.0 Frederic Hardy Remove bug in <Esc> management.

sherlock.vba 0.0.2 2009-08-07 7.0 Frederic Hardy Add folding support.
If completion is in a closed folder, open it, and close it then go away.
sherlock.vba 0.0.1 2009-08-07 7.0 Frederic Hardy Initial upload.
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