Vim-CtrlSpace allows you to bookmark your projects. When you run Vim-CtrlSpace for the first time, the bookmark list is empty. It’s time to change that! Fasten your seatbelts and add your first project to bookmarks following the steps below!
- Vim-CtrlSpace will ask you to type the path to the project
- Confirm the path with Enter
- Optionally you can change the bookmark name
After adding the project to bookmarks, choose the project from the list using either:
- j and k
- toggling search mode with / when the list is long
Press Enter to confirm the choice. An unnamed tab should open.
> [1*No Name] ★
- Press o to open project file list.
- Press r to index all project files.
After indexing you should get this message:
⌗ Collecting files... Done (399).
Now you’re ready to feel the power of Vim-CtrlSpace!
Re-indexing — do I need it?
Almost each editor, or IDE you have had experience with, re-index files. Many of them do it automatically for you. This allows for faster searching files. Some IDE like RubyMine can, in large projects, hang even a powerful Macbook Pro.
Vim-CtrlSpace allows you to re-index files manually. Don’t worry about forgetting to re-index as sooner or later it’ll become your habit.
Re-indexing — when?
- Switching between Git (or any other VCS) branches
- Regenerating Ctags
- Adding or removing files
Remember that you can still open the files with:
New files will not be available when using fuzzy search until you re-index them. That’s it!