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bufferlist.vim : simple, fast, and slick non-disturbing buffer list

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created by
Robert Lillack
script type
This script offers a nice buffer list that does not get in your way. Just hit a key to open it, it will "slide" in from the left, select the buffer you want to go to, and *swoosh* the list is gone again.

See http://devel.burningsoda.com/vim/bufferlist_ani.gif for a short demo.
install details
Just copy the file into your ~/.vim/plugin folder. And be sure to check out it's contents for some settings. It uses a nice trick to get a "full colored" background.

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package script version date Vim version user release notes
bufferlist.vim 1.3 2005-09-01 6.0 Robert Lillack Add ability to delete buffers using the buffer list by pressing ‘d’. A feature requested by Stephen Kennedy.
bufferlist.vim 1.2 2005-08-26 6.0 Robert Lillack two small fixes:
- bufferlist does not mess up your registers anymore (reported by Kingsley Gordon)
- display fix if there are NO file buffers open
bufferlist.vim 1.1 2005-08-07 6.0 Robert Lillack added “intelligent” resizing of the buffer list window and cutting of filenames, if still too long. (set g:BufferListMaxWidth to the maximum window width you can tolerate) -- thanks to Kingsley Gordon for the original request.
bufferlist.vim 1.0 2005-08-02 6.0 Robert Lillack Initial upload
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