Saturday, June 7, 2008

Vim Tip: Better Searching

Two things I discovered about searching:

* will search forward for the word under the cursor.  No longer do I have to type /WordUnderTheCursor.

# does the same thing, but goes backwards.  It's like ?WordUnderTheCursor.


g* will search for any word containing the word under the cursor.  So g* on the word count will find count, GetCount, Counter, etc.

g# is the same thing in reverse.

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