incbufswitch.vim : Switch buffers using an incremental search
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|Switch to a different buffer in the current window by incrementally typing the name.
(1) Define a normal key mapping to :IncBufSwitch or leave the default of <C-S>
(2) In normal mode, start typing the name of the buffer you want to switch to.
(3) Press <BS> if make an error
(4) Press <TAB> to find the next matching buffer
(5) Press either <CR> or <ESC> when you are done
For example, if you have the following files in memory:
foo.c, bar.c, baz.c, structs.h
and you are currently editing foo.c.
Example 1: You press <C-S> and type s<CR>. You are now editing structs.h.
Example 2: You press <C-S> and type b. Buffer switches to bar.c. If you press <TAB> baz.c enters the window.
The project I work on has a LOT of files. It is not uncommon to have 20-30 files in memory at any given time. I find that this allows me to switch amongst them much faster.
Let me know of any ideas or problems.
|(1) Drop in your plugin directory
(2) The default key mapping of <C-S> will get you started. If you like, define your own mapping and the script will use that. See the script header for details.
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