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I am wondering what the letters before the filename in a non focused tab stands for. In the example in the picture c/s/s/.

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    The first letters of the path components of the file loaded in that tab. – Sato Katsura Aug 1 '16 at 17:28
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It's a short-hand describing your path. I.e. if you path was:

Some/Long/Path/file.txt 

The resulting tab would end up looking like:

S/L/P/file.txt
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    Thank you! That makes sense! Didn't thought of that! Is there a way to disable it? Or enable it only if there are two files with the same name? – Mark Aug 1 '16 at 17:30
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    Is this airline? :h airline and search for formatter – Christian Brabandt Aug 1 '16 at 18:27
  • @Mark, not that I know of. Sorry. – Tumbler41 Aug 1 '16 at 18:31
  • @ChristianBrabandt I think I have to dig deeper into the airline configuration - thanks for the help – Mark Aug 1 '16 at 18:54
  • This is available by default. – SibiCoder Aug 2 '16 at 1:06

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