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plugin separate case-sensitive and case-insensitive search Feb 6, 2013
README.md readme Jan 13, 2012

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NERDtree + Ack.vim

This plugin add capability to search in folders via NERDtree. The search use ack.vim from the master branch (http://github.com/mileszs/ack.vim/tree/master). This is ripped off from NERDTree & ack plugin by Tudor Barbu. It just doesn't fit my taste, so, yeah.

How to Install

  1. Install ack.vim first from http://github.com/mileszs/ack.vim/tree/master. Or you can use my branch whose behavior is IMHO more NERDtree-friendly.
  2. Copy the plugin file to your .vim/plugin directory, or install via pathogen/vundle

How to Use

  1. Open NERDtree
  2. Point to a directory
  3. Press ms
  4. Enter search term (e.g. control\ panel -i)
  5. Profit!

Features

  1. Doesn't change current open buffers! This feature is what necessitate the use of latest ack.vim
  2. Uses ack.vim syntax:
    1. Use \ to write a space (e.g. control\ panel)
    2. Or enclose the term in quotes (e.g. "control panel")
    3. The default behavior is case sensitive. Use -i params for case insensitive (e.g. "control panel" -i)
  3. Uses ack.vim buffer behavior
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