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DumbBuf : simple buffer manager like QuickBuf.vim

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created by
tyru
 
script type
utility
 
description
latest version at http://github.com/tyru/DumbBuf.vim/
including missing versions, all versions are mirrored at http://github.com/tyru/DumbBuf.vim/downloads
Japanese description is here: http://vim.g.hatena.ne.jp/tyru/20091030
screenshot is here: http://f.hatena.ne.jp/tyru/20091031002751


My .vimrc:
  let dumbbuf_hotkey = '<Leader>b'
  " sometimes I put <Esc> to close dumbbuf buffer,
  " which was mapped to close QuickBuf's list :)
  let dumbbuf_mappings = {
      'n': {
          '<Esc>': {'alias_to': 'q'},
      \}
  \}

  let dumbbuf_wrap_cursor = 0
  let dumbbuf_remove_marked_when_close = 1


Mappings:
  please define g:dumbbuf_hotkey at first.
  if that is not defined, this script is not loaded.

  Visual Mode:
      x
          mark buffers on selected region.
          see Normal Mode's xx for details.

  Normal Mode:
      q
          :close dumbbuf buffer.
      g:dumbbuf_hotkey
          toggle dumbbuf buffer.
      <CR>
          :edit buffer.
      u
         open one by one. this is same as QuickBuf's u.
      s
         :split buffer.
      v
         :vspilt buffer.
      t
         :tabedit buffer.
      d
         :bdelete buffer.
      w
         :bwipeout buffer.
      l
         toggle listed buffers or unlisted buffers.
      c
         :close buffer.
      x
          mark buffer.
          if one or more marked buffers exist,
          's', 'v', 't', 'd', 'w', 'c'
          get to be able to execute for that buffers at a time.

  and, if you turn on 'g:dumbbuf_single_key',
  you can use single key mappings like QuickBuf.vim.
  see 'g:dumbbuf_single_key' at 'Global Variables' for details.


Global Variables:
  g:dumbbuf_hotkey (default: no default value)
      a mapping which calls dumbbuf buffer.
      if this variable is not defined, this plugin will be not loaded.

  g:dumbbuf_open_with (default: 'botright')
      open dumbbuf buffer with this command.

  g:dumbbuf_vertical (default: 0)
      if true, open dumbbuf buffer vertically.

  g:dumbbuf_buffer_height (default: 10)
      dumbbuf buffer's height.
      this is used when only g:dumbbuf_vertical is false.

  g:dumbbuf_buffer_width (default: 25)
      dumbbuf buffer's width.
      this is used when only g:dumbbuf_vertical is true.

  g:dumbbuf_listed_buffer_name (default: '__buffers__')
      dumbbuf buffer's filename.
      set this filename when showing 'listed buffers'.
      'listed buffers' are opposite of 'unlisted-buffers'.
      see ':help unlisted-buffer'.

      NOTE: DON'T assign string which includes whitespace, or any special
      characters like "*", "?", ",".
      see :help file-pattern

  g:dumbbuf_unlisted_buffer_name (default: '__unlisted_buffers__')
      dumbbuf buffer's filename.
      set this filename when showing 'unlisted buffers'.

      NOTE: DON'T assign string which includes whitespace, or any special
      characters like "*", "?", ",".
      see :help file-pattern

  g:dumbbuf_cursor_pos (default: 'current')
      jumps to this position when dumbbuf buffer opens.
      this is useful for deleting some buffers continuaslly.

      'current':
          jump to the current buffer's line.
      'keep':
          keep the cursor pos.
      'top':
          always jump to the top line.
      'bottom':
          always jump to the bottom line

  g:dumbbuf_shown_type (default: '')
      show this type of buffers list.

      '':
          if current buffer is unlisted, show unlisted buffers list.
          if current buffer is listed, show listed buffers list.
      'unlisted':
          show always unlisted buffers list.
      'listed':
          show always listed buffers list.
      'project':
          show buffers each project.

  g:dumbbuf_close_when_exec (default: 0)
      if true, close when execute local mapping from dumbbuf buffer.

  g:dumbbuf_remove_marked_when_close (default: 0)
      remove all marked buffers on closing dumbbuf buffer.
      this default value is for only backward compatibility.
      (if I could fix this variable name...
       'dumbbuf_close_when_exec' => 'dumbbuf_close_on_exec')

  g:dumbbuf_downward (default: 1)
      if true, go downwardly when 'u' mapping.
      if false, go upwardly.

  g:dumbbuf_hl_cursorline (default: "guibg=Red  guifg=White")
      local value of highlight 'CursorLine' in dumbbuf buffer.

  g:dumbbuf_wrap_cursor (default: 1)
      wrap the cursor at the top or bottom of dumbbuf buffer.

  g:dumbbuf_all_shown_types (default: ['listed', 'unlisted', 'project'])
      all available shown types.

  g:dumbbuf_timeoutlen (default: 0)
      local value of &timeoutlen in dumbbuf buffer.


  For The Experienced User:
      g:dumbbuf_disp_expr (default: see the definition)
          this variable is for the experienced users.

          'v:val' has buffer's info.
          NOTE: 'val' does NOT work now.

      g:dumbbuf_options (default: see the definition)
          this variable is for the experienced users.
          dumbbuf buffer will be set up with these options.

      g:dumbbuf_mappings (default: see the definition)
          this variable is for the experienced users.
          these settings will override default value.

          if your .vimrc setting is

            let g:dumbbuf_mappings = {
                'n': {
                    '<Esc>': {'alias_to': 'q'}
                \}
            \}

          you can type <Esc> to close dumbbuf buffer.
          no influences for other default mappings.

          and there are some special keys:
              'alias_to': 'map'
                  make an alias for 'map'.
              'swap_with': 'map'
 
install details
move to your plugin's directory(~/.vim/plugin/).
write g:dumbbuf_hotkey setting to your .vimrc like below:
  let g:dumbbuf_hotkey = '<Leader>b'
 

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package script version date Vim version user release notes
dumbbuf.zip 0.0.9 2010-03-02 7.0 tyru - Add 'o' mapping to execute ':sbuffer'. Thanks to Jan Christoph.
- Fix bug to fail to restore original CursorLine highlight.
- Change default value of g:dumbbuf_options
- Allow to execute mappings even on noname buffer.
- Add '<Plug>(dumbbuf-open)'.
  g:dumbbuf_hotkey is not '',
  g:dumbbuf_hotkey is mapped to '<Plug>(dumbbuf-open)'.
- Write document
- etc.
dumbbuf.vim 0.0.8 2010-01-01 7.0 tyru Happy New Year, Vimmers ;)

- NOTE: If you want to use mapping
  2 more than characters to toggle dumbbuf buffer,
  you have to change g:dumbbuf_timeoutlen.
  for e.g.: let g:dumbbuf_timeoutlen = 100
  But you can always use 'q' to close buffer.
- Change default values of g:dumbbuf_disp_expr, g:dumbbuf_options
  (Options written in 'For The Experienced User' may be changed
  in the future. sorry)
- Implement g:dumbbuf_all_shown_types.
- Remove g:dumbbuf_single_key, g:dumbbuf_single_key_echo_stack,
  g:dumbbuf_updatetime
- Remove single key emulation.
  This emulates normal key input
  in order to prevent Vim from waiting candidate keys.
  Now I know I have invented the wheel :)
  (I changed &timeout, &timeoutlen)
- Suppress flicker when mapping executed.
- Some optimizations.
- Some fixes of minor bugs.
dumbbuf.vim 0.0.7 2009-10-30 7.0 tyru - highlight support
- add option g:dumbbuf_single_key_echo_stack,
  g:dumbbuf_hl_cursorline,
  g:dumbbuf_remove_marked_when_close.
- change g:dumbbuf_disp_expr's spec.
- fix minor bugs and do some optimizations.
- replace the words 'select' to 'mark' in document and source code.
  I would use 'select' for only visual mode's region.
dumbbuf.vim 0.0.6 2009-09-28 7.0 tyru 0.0.5:
    - fix bug: when using with another plugin that uses unlisted buffer,
      pressing <CR> in dumbbuf buffer jumps into that unlisted buffer.
      * Thanks to Bernhard Walle for reporting the bug :) *
    - add g:dumbbuf_open_with.
0.0.6:
    - fix bug: when there is no buffers in list,
      dumbbuf can't get selected buffer info.
    - add option g:dumbbuf_wrap_cursor, and allow 'keep' in
      g:dumbbuf_cursor_pos.
    - implement 'select' of buffers. mapping is 'xx'.
dumbbuf.vim 0.0.4 2009-09-26 7.0 tyru - implement single key mappings like QuickBuf.vim.
  'let g:dumbbuf_single_key = 1' to use it.
- add g:dumbbuf_single_key, g:dumbbuf_updatetime.
- map plain gg and G mappings in local buffer.
- fix bug of making a waste buffer when called from
  unlisted buffer.
dumbbuf.vim 0.0.3 2009-09-24 7.0 tyru - fix bug of trapping all errors(including other plugin error).
dumbbuf.vim 0.0.1 2009-09-13 6.0 tyru implement g:dumbbuf_cursor_pos, g:dumbbuf_shown_type, and 'tt' mapping.
and fix bug of showing listed buffers even if current buffer is unlisted.
dumbbuf.vim 0.0.0 2009-09-11 6.0 tyru Initial upload
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