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glark.vim : a wrapper for the glark command (a grep-like utility)

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created by
Tom Link
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This plugin provides one wrapper command for the glark command:

    :Glark <args>

Example: Find occurrences of "foo" and "bar" within 3 lines and
display 2 lines context:

    :Glark -r -C 2 --and=3 foo bar *

The arguments are passed to the glark command.

It displays the output of the glark command (see below) in a window,
does some highlighting and provides some handy key maps.

If you don't want to display context information, you're probably better
off by setting 'grepprg' to "glark --grep".

Be also aware that this plugin doesn't use vim's quickfix functionality
as most grep plugins do.
install details
Unzip the archive to ~/.vim or %HOME%/vimfiles.

You also need the glark command of course. glark (a ruby-based,
grep-like utility) was made by Jeff Pace and can be downloaded from:


Make sure your version is >= 1.7.5.

Also available via git

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package script version date Vim version user release notes
glark.zip 0.2a 2006-03-31 6.0 Tom Link Forgot to add the ftplugin
glark.zip 0.2 2006-03-29 6.0 Tom Link - File completion for the :Glark command
- Support folds
- Use --explain option to construct @/ pattern
- Bind double click to open file
- GlarkUpdate() (bound to 'u')
- GlarkKeys() is called from ftplugin -> glark is a proper filetype now
- If g:glarkHeight is 0, the window is set to &lines/2 at runtime.
- Unset wrap before jumping to a line in the document
glark.zip 0.1 2006-02-06 6.0 Tom Link Initial upload
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