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ttags : Tag list browser (List, filter, preview, jump to tags)

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created by
Tom Link
script type
In order to match any kind/rx, use *.
E.g. TTags * * _foo.vim$

    - List tags
    - Filter tags matching a pattern
    - Jump/Preview tags
    - Insert tags (and a template for the argument list if supported by
      tSkeleton (vimscript #1160), which has to be installed for this)

You can use :echo keys(ttags#Kinds())<cr> to find out which kinds are defined.
install details
Edit the vba file and type: >

    :so %

See :help vimball for details. If you have difficulties or use vim 7.0, please make
sure, you have the current version of vimball (vimscript #1502)

This script requires tlib (vimscript #1863) to be installed.

Suggested key maps:

    noremap <Leader>g. :TTags<cr>
    noremap <Leader>g# :call ttags#List(0, "*", tlib#rx#Escape(expand("<cword>")))<cr>
    noremap <Leader>g* :call ttags#List(0, "*", tlib#rx#Escape(expand("<cword>")) .".*")<cr>
    noremap <Leader>g? :call ttags#List(1, "*", tlib#rx#Escape(expand("<cword>")))<cr>
    for c in split('abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyzABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ', '\zs')
        exec 'noremap <Leader>g'. c .' :TTags '. c .'<cr>'

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package script version date Vim version user release notes
ttags.vba.gz 0.6 2009-10-11 7.0 Tom Link - Use pathshorten()
- Require tlib >= 0.21
- FIX: Use ListW()
- Make sure tlib is loaded even if it is installed in a different rtp-directory.
- temporarily set nomagic when running the tag command
- Show tags in the current file: TTags * * .
ttags.vba.gz 0.5 2007-11-12 7.0 Tom Link - More compact view of tags (via |g:tlib_tag_substitute|)
- When previewing tags, restore the original position when closing the tags list
- g:ttags_match_front, g:ttags_match_end
- Require tlib >= 0.20
ttags.vba.gz 0.4 2007-11-05 7.0 Tom Link - New: ttags#Select() that matches any field
- New: TTagselect command that takes a key list as argument to match any
- New: [wbg]:ttags_constraints configuration variable (a dictionary with
- If the commands TTags and TTagselect are called with [!],
g:tlib_tags_extra is used to temporarily scan additional tag files.
- If a variable [bg]:ttags_rewrite is defined, it is used as function
name to rewrite tag filesname (eg to prevent name incompatibilities
between cygwin ctag & windows vim).
- "[wbg]:ttags_tags_rx" was renamed to "[wbg]:ttags_name_rx"
- "[wbg]:ttags_file_rx" was renamed to "[wbg]:ttags_filename_rx"
- g:ttags_display: Alternatively use "locations" or "quickfix" lists to
display the tags (default: "tlib").
- Require tlib 0.19
- Previously, all tags were retrieved and filtered only later on. The
idea was to save time by caching the tags information. Now the initial
filtering by name is done by |taglist()| right away, which seems faster.
ttags.vba.gz 0.3 2007-09-29 7.0 Tom Link - Configuration via [wbg]:ttags_kinds, [wbg]:ttags_tags_rx,
[wbg]:ttags_file_rx variables
- The list includes the kind identifier and the entries are highlighted
(see g:ttags_highlighting)
- If tSkeleton (vimscript #1160) is installed and if g:tskelTypes
contains "tags", <c-t> will insert the tag in the buffer including (if
supported by tSkeleton for the current filetype) a template for the
argument list.
- g:ttags_world can be a normal dictionary (use tlib#input#ListD instead
of #ListW)
- Require tlib 0.14
ttags.vba.gz 0.2 2007-09-11 7.0 Tom Link - The kind argument was introduced (i.e. the argument list has changed)
- * was defined as "match any".
ttags.vba.gz 0.1 2007-09-11 7.0 Tom Link Initial upload
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