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vimtags : Create and update tags files with pure VIM (without ctags etc.)

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created by
Tom Link
 
script type
utility
 
description
The vimtags plugin creates and maintains tags files with pure vimscript. No
external helper app like ctags and friends is involved.

NOTE: vimtags will only update tags files created by vimtags. It won't modify
tags files created by other programs like ctags.

Examples: >

    " Create a tags file with |:Vimtags|
    Vimtags ~/.vim/pack/tags ~/.vim/pack/**/*.vim

    " Create tags patterns for a new language with |:Vimtagsfiletype| and
    " |:Vimtagsdef|
    Vimtagsfiletype R *.R *.r
    Vimtagsdef R /^\s*"?\([.A-Za-z][.A-Za-z0-9_]*\)"?\s*<-\s*function/ f

    " Read your ctags config with |:Vimtagsctagsconfig| (see also
    " |:Vimtagsctags|)
    Vimtagsctagsconfig ~/.ctags

If a file is connected to a tags file created by |:Vimtags|, the tags file will
be automatically updated if necessary when saving the file.

Out of the box, vimtags comes with support for the following languages:

- latex
- markdown
- R
- vimscript
- viki (vimscript #5551 and vimscript #861)
 
install details
Either use the zip archive:

- Download the zip archive
- Extract it to `~/.vim/pack/tml/start/vimtags_vim`

or install from github:

- Start a terminal
- Change the working directory to `~/.vim/pack/tml/start/`
- Type: `git clone https://github.com/tomtom/vimtags_vim`

or use a VIM plugin manager like vim-plug, vundle, dein.vim, VAM etc.

NOTE: On Windows, ~/.vim might be ~/vimfiles. Please see 'runtimepath'
for details.

Some features require the tlib_vim plugin (vimscript #1863) to be installed:
https://github.com/tomtom/tlib_vim

Also available via git: http://github.com/tomtom/vimtags_vim
 

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package script version date Vim version user release notes
vimtags.zip 1.0 2019-04-27 8.0 Tom Link Initial upload
ip used for rating: 18.232.53.231

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