I find Vim's find command incredibly useful. However, there are a few issues I have with it that are addressed in this plugin.
:Lose which is functionally equivalent to vim's built-in find
command with a few differences. First, if multiple files match the search, the
user selects which one to open. Second, globbing is supported so
*.txt is a
Just like Vim's built-in find command, the
path option must be set by
set path=<path dir>. However, including
** to allow searching
subdirectories is unnecessary for Lose.
If you don't have a preferred installation method, I recommend installing pathogen.vim, and then simply copy and paste:
cd ~/.vim/bundle git clone git://github.com/marczych/vim-lose.git
Once help tags have been generated, you can view the manual with
Copyright (c) Marc Zych. Distributed under the same terms as Vim itself.