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MarksConfig : Save/restore marks. Unlimited marks. Dump marks to quickfix or window.

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created by
Javier Puigdevall
 
script type
utility
 
description
Allows to have unlimited marks by making use of the vim signs (aka here as unnamed marks).

Allows to save and restore the marks/signs.

I use it mainly to mark lines (:Mkm) on large logs to navigate the log (:Mkn/:Mkp) and to show on a separed window (Mkw) or quickfix window (:Mkq) the lines choosen.

Very handy to save your marks to a config file (:Mksv) to restore (:Mka) them later or save your marks on the file itself as a config line on the bottom of the file (:Mks).

In case the file's highlighted using hi.vim plugin (https://www.vim.org/scripts/script.php?script_id=5887), the highlighting configuration is also aplied to the marks when opening them on a new window (:Mkw) or quickfix window .(:Mkq)

Abridged command help:

Config line commands:
Mks        : save current file marks as config line on first line of the file
Mky        : yank to default buffer a config line with all marks
Mkp        : paste current marks as config line

Config file commands:
Mksv [NUM] : save current marks on config file
              Use NUM:empty to choose file on menu
              Use NUM:1 to save on marks on current opened file directory.
              Use NUM:2 to save on marks on current working directory.

Mka        : load marks' config from config line or config files
              First try finding a config line on current file.
              Next try finding a config file on file's directory.
              Next try finding a config file on current working directory.

Dump marks to quickfix/buffer:
Mkq  [OPT] : show current file marks on quickfix window, sorted by line number
MkQ  [OPT] : show current file marks on quickfix window, sorted by line number,
                       show header and marks/signs names.
Mkqo [OPT] : show current file marks on quickfix window, user to set all the options
Mkw  [OPT] : show current file marks on new window, sorted by line number
MkW  [OPT] : show current file marks on new window, sorted by line number,
                       show header, line numbers and marks/signs names.
Mkwo [OPT] : show current file marks on new window, user to set all the options
* Use OPT help to display all options.

Sings AKA unnamed marks:
Mkm        : add or delete (if already exists) a sign on th selected lines
Mkma       : add sign on the selected lines
Mkmd       : delete sign on the selected lines
MkmD       : delete all signs

Move to mark or sign:
Mkn        : move to next mark (either named or unnamed)
Mkp        : move to previous marks (either named or unnamed)


Mkh        : show command help

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EXAMPLES:

Config line with marks a and b on lines 10 and 25:
vim_marksConfig:a=10::b=25::

Config line with marks a and b on lines 10, 25 and signs on 123, 124:
vim_marksConfig:a=10::b=25::113::124

Show user options and current configuration:
:Mkq help
:MkQ help
:Mkqo help
:Mkw help
:MkW help
:Mkwo help
 
install details
Minimum version: Vim 7.0+
Recomended version: Vim 8.0+

Install vimball:
download marksConfig.vmb
vim marksConfig.vmb
:so %
:q
 

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package script version date Vim version user release notes
marksConfig_0.1.1.vmb 0.1.1 2021-10-15 7.0 Javier Puigdevall - New: complete refactoring of function OpenInWindow.
- New: allow to add user options on commands: Mkw, MkW, MkQ and Mkq.
- New: commands Mkqo and Mkwo for user to set all options.
- New: option 'help', to show the available options on OpenInWindow function.
- New: option T, for OpenInWindow function's to preserve line indentation on
  quickfix window when the marks/sings names are not displayed.
- New global variables to configure sign's character and highlight:
  g:MarksConfig_signCharacater and g:MarksConfig_signHighlight.
marksConfig_0.1.0.vmb 0.1.0 2021-10-05 7.0 Javier Puigdevall - New unnamed marks concept usign vim signs, unnamed marks only exist on the plugin.
  They allow to extend marks behind the 25 letters allowed from vim Marks.
- New Mkm, Mkma and Mkmd, MkmD to add/delete unnamed marks.
- New Mkn and Mkp to navigate the marks, goto line previous/next
- Link with hi.vim plugin, allow to colorize the buffer window containing all marks
  Apply the colors on the main window to the split with marks opened with Mkw
- Set config line default position at end of the file.
marksConfig_0.0.1.vmb 0.0.1 2021-09-30 7.0 Javier Puigdevall Initial upload
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