Vim changed my life. Seriously. It did. While that statement may sound like hyperbole, using Vim has completely changed how I interact with my computer.
To set the grep correctly in vim use something like following in your .vimrc
set grepprg=c:\tools\git\bin\grep.exe\ -nir\ $*
Now you run the grep inside vim like
There is this famous Vim plugin for searching files on a project, the CtrlP, but it is good to know that Vim has a similar built-in functionality:
Here is the video of the same if you prefer to watch a video of this instead.
I used to have tagbar installed in vim to be able to get an overview of the file that I was editing but after only sporadic use I removed it. Now from time to time I miss it when I’d like an overview. Today I found a pretty simple way…