Custom Operator to Search Using Ag/Ack/CrlSF/etc
Install kana's operator plugin
Install this plugin
- Set up some custom mappings. For example:
map g/ <Plug>(operator-ag) " or ack/ctrlsf map g? <Plug>(operator-ggrep) map gw <Plug>(operator-ag-word) map gh <plug>(operator-helpgrep) "or dash if you use that
The most useful way to use this plugin is using the visual mode mapping. E.g. make a selection and hit
You may also use motions. To search in parentheses:
You can customize the Ag, Ack, CtrlSF, command if you'd like. The most common customizations would be:
- Use regexes rather than treating search query as a literal.
let g:gsearch_ag_command = 'Ag!'
- To jump to the first result immediately.
let g:gsearch_ag_command = 'Ack -Q'