I could not find help with Google nor ChatGPT. Maybe there's something wrong with my telescope config?

  • I suspect that AppData is rather large and Telescope needs time to index it. Since it is asynchronous you could have the wrong impression that it is not doing. Do you have the same behavior for a small AppData subfolder? Feb 24, 2023 at 14:10
  • It seems to work fine on my machine running the command: :Telescope find_files. Feb 24, 2023 at 14:26
  • How can I test for a small AppData subfolder without moving it outside of AppData? I did wait quite a while, like 20s. Feb 25, 2023 at 6:55
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    Do you have the problem when the current working directory is e.g.: ~\AppData\Local\nvim? Feb 25, 2023 at 7:08
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    That is my conviction (the current working directory) Feb 25, 2023 at 10:56

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Telescope is indexing the files under the current working directory. To make sure :Telescope find_files shows you the file of ~\AppData you have first to change the working directory:

:cd ~\AppData

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