Provides a large more easily readable grid for file browsing using ivy.
Users can navigate the grid using Ctrl-f, Ctrl-b, Ctrl-n, Ctrl-p, Ctrl-a, Ctrl-e. By pressing , users can enter directories or open files on the screen using avy. Pressing ; will jump to the selected candidate and invoke the dipsatch action dialog. This works because those characters are rarely used for file search. If you have to input them you can still use C-q,, C-q ;.
Heavily inspired by LustyExplorer.
You can also use posframe to display the
grid by setting
The height of the posframe can be set by
ivy-explorer is on MELPA and GNU ELPA, for installation use:
M-x package-refresh-contents RET M-x package-install RET ivy-explorer RET
For manual installation:
git clone http://github.com/clemera/ivy-explorer.git
Add this to your init file:
(add-to-list 'load-path "/<path-to>/ivy-explorer/") (require 'ivy-explorer) ;; use ivy explorer for all file dialogs (ivy-explorer-mode 1) ;; not strictly necessary (counsel-mode 1)