Archive for December, 2006

Vim 7.0 Tabs

December 23, 2006

Vim 7.0 also adds another marvelous feature to this star-studded editor, Tab Browsing

To open a tab, just use the following command

tabe filename

This shall open a new tab.

Vim 7 Tab browsing

To move between tabs you can use tabNext and tabPrevious. Ctrl+PgUp and Ctrl+PgDown work as well in the X version as well as on gnome-terminal.

tabclose shall do the needful as the command states.

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Vim 7 Autocomplete

December 21, 2006

Vim 7.0 was lauched sometime back, but I wasn’t able to check it, But its awesome. The Autocomplete or intellisense built is just too good. It supports various filetypes, it will complete the function as well as show a preview of what arguments are expected out of it.

First check if you have Vim 7 installed and in the VIM directory if you have a folder called autoload. If you have check if it contains *complete.vim files. If everything is Good… lets move…

Lets add PHP autocomplete feature. In your $HOME/.vimrc file add the following command

autocmd FileType php set omnifunc=phpcomplete#CompletePHP

Once done, Open any PHP file and within the <?php tag, write mysql_c and press Ctrl-x Ctrl-o , and here is what happens

Vim 7 PHP autocomplete

You can see a Full list of functions begining with mysql_c

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