If I want to set the filetype manually in vim, I would like to tab complete filetypes vim recognizes. However, right now vim just inserts a literal
Is this possible?
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For setting the filetype there is additionally a dedicated vim command
:setfiletype which supports tab completion and
:setfiletype mar<tab> :setfiletype <C-d>
The command can be abbreviated as following:
:setf mar<tab> :setf <C-d>
The plugin fzf.vim provides furthermore the command
:Filet[ypes]<CR> > prompt
At the prompt you can enter a filetype with fuzzy matching e.g.