Full path fuzzy file, buffer and MRU file finder for Vim.
- Written in pure Vimscript for MacVim and Vim 7.0+.
- Has full support for Vim’s regexp as search pattern, and more.
- Can also find file in most recently used files.
:CtrlPto invoke CtrlP.
<c-b>while CtrlP is open to switch between find file, find buffer, and find MRU file modes.
- Ever remember only a file’s name but not where it is? Press
<c-d>while CtrlP is open to switch to filename only search.
|in the prompt to submit the string as a Vim’s regexp pattern.
- Or press
<c-r>while CtrlP is open to switch to full regexp search mode.
- End the input string with a colon
:followed with a number to jump to that line in the selected file.
abc:45to open the file matched the pattern and jump to line 45.
Change the mapping to invoke CtrlP:
let g:ctrlp_map = '<c-p>'
When CtrlP is invoked, it automatically sets the working directory according to this variable:
let g:ctrlp_working_path_mode = 1
0 - don’t manage working directory.
1 - the parent directory of the current file.
2 - the nearest ancestor that contains one of these directories or files:
.git/ .hg/ .bzr/ _darcs/ root.dir .vimprojects
You can also use the set-working-directory functionality above outside of CtrlP by adding the following line to your vimrc.
The parameter is the same (0, 1 or 2):
au BufEnter * cal ctrlp#SetWorkingPath(2)
Enable/Disable Most Recently Used files monitoring and its functionalities:
let g:ctrlp_mru_files = 1
Check the docs for more mappings, commands and options.