:browse oldfiles<cr> is useful for quickly navigating to a file I've worked on recently.
Sometimes though, I want to suspend
vim and do some
ack search and find a new file that I'm interested in (let's call it
sneaky.h). If I open a fresh
vim sneaky.h and then close it immediately,
sneaky.h will appear in the
oldfiles list the next time I launch vim.
However, my original
vim instance, the one I started before searching for
sneaky.h, does not have the file in the
Is there a way to direct vim to refresh the
oldfiles list and populate it again without restarting vim?
Also, is there a more efficient way to get a file like
sneaky.h into the
oldfiles pool without opening it and closing it immediately?