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NERDTree open new tab page as last one $tabmove

I usually open each buffer in a separate tab-page (using NERDTree as directory navigator) since I feel more confortable this way. But NERDTree always open new tab-page after the current one. Is there ...
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How to open NERDTree quickly?

I have read the NERDTree help and found that to close NERDTree, we could type :q. How can I open NERDTree the shortest way? I am now typing :NERDTree to open NERDTree, but I think it is too slow for ...
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NERDTree window change during tab switch

Currently, when using NERDTree, I hit Ctrl-ww to navigate to my NERDTree window from my editing window. Then, I navigate to a file I want to open, and hit t to open it in a new tab. Now, when I want ...
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vim-devicons not rendered properly

I am configuring vim-devicons for my neovim and this is my init.nvim: :set number :set autoindent :set tabstop=4 :set shiftwidth=4 :set smarttab :set softtabstop=4 :set mouse=a call plug#begin() Plug ...
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Is it possible to have NERDTree open file in a selected window?

Suppose I have 4 split windows with window number 1 the file explorer and window number 2-4 different file buffers. Can I have NERDTree open a new file in a selected window, say window number 4? I ...
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Vim - open wrong path when I run command ':vs .' run in Vim

When I run the :vs . command in Vim for the current working directory window split, the parent directory opens, not the current directory. Example: A/B/C$ vi test.c in Vim: :vs . Split window ...
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Making vim-fugitive compatible with file explorers

I have the vim-fugitive plugin and use :G a lot. If I have NERDTree as a plug or netrw enabled then :G will open either a NERDTree file or a netrw file instead of the usual fugitive file with the ...
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Making certain buffers invisible to commands involving "all" or bufdo

For my projects I generally open several tabs some of which might involve terminals or directory trees or quickfix (since ShellCheck sends its error messages there for instance). When I want to use ...
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Toggle NERDTree in seperate window

I want to toggle vim in a whole new window and as I searched, I can open vim in new window using: :NERDTree | only So I set this in my vimrc: nnoremap <C-n> :NERDTreeToggle <bar> only<...
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NERDTree Leaving Empty Space on Bottom of Window

I've been using NERDTree forever, but recently it started doing something odd. When I open the NERDTree Menu, it adds this block of space at the bottom of the window, and I can't get rid of it (...
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The behavior of bufname is unclear to me

I use NERDTree and try to apply the recipe that ensures no one replaces its buffer. I do the following: Start vim Execute :NERDTreeFocus Open some file Execute :q for file buffer (At this point there ...
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How to close NerdTree Menu?

I use Vim plugin NerdTree. If I have to quickly add a file, the NerdTreeMenu I get by pressing m is very helful. How I can close my NerdTreeMenu? I'm unable to find information in any documentation on ...
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How to toggle from file to NERDtree showing the directory that keeps the file in current window?

When I open a vertical split by providing the path to a directory with :vsplit /my/dir the split window opens with NERDtree showing the directory. I then open a file /my/dir/file. I would then love to ...
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NerdTree... after using <m> bottom panel stays bigger and wont disappear [duplicate]

When using Menu in NERDTree to create a directory/file and toggle it off, will keep bottom window open.
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Closing buffer when changing files with NerdTree

I am using NVIM v0.7.2 on Arch Linux. Right now I got a problem with the plugins vim-easycomplete and nerdtree. When I operate on one file and open another one, the first file stays in the buffer. On ...
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Disabling a plugin loading when launching Vim from `git commit`

Is there a way to disable a plugin only on occasions where Vim was launched from another program? I have set Vim (Neovim, more specifically) to be the default core.editor of my git configuration and ...
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Nerdtree Tab witdth - how do I change the size?

When I press t in nerdtree, it opens the file in a new tab. But the tabs are very small. How do I make them longer (span the page)?
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Vim hides files inside directories with brackets in the name

I've been dealing with a huge problem of NeoVim for weeks (also applies to Vim a GVim) and I failed to find the solution on my own. What's happening is that NERDTree is hiding the content of any ...
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Any vim plugins to integrate git status for each file in file window explorer?

is there any vim plugins could show git status for each file in file window explorer? Please notice that I am not asking integrate git status in statusline, but in file explorer like nerdtree/defx, ...
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How to use NerdTree to automatic focus on the current opened file position when toggle it on?

When use vim with nerdtree, I opened a file in a project. Press <Leader> key to trigger NERDTreeToggle. On the left side it will list the whole project directory by default. I want to let it ...
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how to install this? NerdTree visual selection

I've been trying to install this package called nerdTree-visual-selection. It is a package that 'defines key mappings that will work on nodes contained in a Visual selection in NERDTree'. It was weird ...
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Trouble after NERDTree installation using vim8's package manager instead other plugin

I got this strange NERDTree error. The vim distro I am using that fall into this problem install vim using vim8's package manager. Error detected while processing function <SNR>42_onNERDTreeInit[...
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^G appears on my NERDTree

I am building my personal and little distro of vim. I've just installed few plugins using this installer: The vimrc file " encoding set encoding=utf-8 " Tabs and spaces set expandtab set ...
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Why does my lightline status line not show up right away?

Currently when I open a file (NerdTree appears automatically as well), the light line status line plugin I installed does not show up right away. It only shows up after I switch tabs into NerdTree and ...
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Nerdtree is slowing down neovim in basic config

I am currently trying to create a neovim environment to see if it can be my primary text editor. But I am already facing a problem with Nerdtree which is making neovim way too slow. I don't understand ...
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Install plugin for plugin

I'm trying to use nerdtree-git-plugin for nerdtree to be able to see git information within vim I'm using vim 8.2 and so have been using the built in package manager. I have the nerdtree files in ~/....
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How can I edit trees in Vim?

If I'm not mistaken, NerdTree and Fern are for viewing directories, not for editing general trees (Ordered trees of strings in CS terms) If so, is there a way to edit general trees in Vim? (It should ...
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Start vim with NERDTree like we do Visual Studio Code/Sublime

I have decided to learn vim and want to give it a go for a month. I am about a week in, and it has been OK. I say "OK" because I do run into the usual frustrations that a n00b might run into....
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Nerdtree display current opened file after jumping into a tag

I'm not sure if this is possible, I have my nerdtree opened for file let's say main.cpp. Then I use tag jump to one of the definitions which is in a different directory but nerdtree window still shows ...
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Open project folder with Nerdtree and cd into it

I have let g:NERDTreeChDirMode=3 and expect nvim ~/Projects/foo to run nvim with :pwd set to ~/Projects/foo. But instead it has :pwd set to my home directory from which I am running it. As a result ...
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map custom Vim keybindings to NERDTree

I am almost new to the Vim and I have this key mappings inside Neovim config. that I want to be able to use inside NERDTree but I can't found a way. nmap <c-j> 4j ...
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How to map NerdTree commands?

I am used the vifm's hjkl key maps to navigate and open files. After installing NERDTree , I find it difficult as now the l key wont open file but will just move the pointer to the left( unlike in ...
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How to refresh Nerdtree while switching the git branch

This question comes from here: https://github.com/tpope/vim-fugitive/issues/1586 In a word, I'm using the two plugins: Nerdtree and vim-fugitive. What I need is when I execute :Git checkout mybr, I ...
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Adapt side panels to different screen resolution (aspect ratio)

How can I adopt side panel plugins (TagBar, TagList, NerdTree, etc) width to current screen aspect ratio? Using Vim with many different computers makes me a bit trouble to write one portable config ...
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Going up one dir in NERDTree keeping the old root open, together with all its open children, recursively

I do this, $ tree . ├── dir1 │   ├── dir11 │   │   └── hello │   └── dir12 │   └── hello └── dir2 ├── dir21 │   └── hello └── dir22 └── hello $ cd dir1/dir11 $ vim then I open ...
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nerdtree: not allowed to enter a popup window

I'm using Vim8.2 with the plugin Nerdtree and some other plugins to work with Golang. Here is how I configure my vim: https://github.com/YvesZHI/Giraffa-vim All of configs can be found in the file ...
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saving a .v file triggers it to be opened in another window and gets E:325 in neovim

After trying to save a .v file, it triggers a new window to be opened with e:325 error with swap file already exists. This only happens to .v files. This only happens when neovim is opened from that ...
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when viewing the nerdtree window, how can i widen it?

I know if i have a horizontal pane at the bottom I can write something like copen 50 and make it taller. How can i make a vertical pane wider?
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NERDTree causes Vim exiting when open two buffers on same window

Here is what is happening: I open one file, either with o in NERDTree or with :edit file_a. I open another file, again with o in NERDTree or with :edit file_b, and the file opens at the same window ...
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Make nerdtree use the same nerdtree buffer when entering many directories [closed]

In nerdtree, if I enter many directories and then open the file I want, my screen would look like this: | nerdTree window | Tab1:directory1 | Tab2:directory2 | Tab3: file1 | Tab1 and Tab2 are not ...
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Nerdtree going to specific directory

Is it possible to go to a typed-in directory in Nerdtree (when already in it)? The below seems so common to do: $ cd ~/my/directory/here And with my current understanding of NerdTree it requires me ...
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NerdTree cd vs CD

I'm not quite sure of the difference between cd and CD in NERDTree. It seems to actually cd into a directory I have to do cdCD, so for me they are kind of mushed together. From the docs it says: CD --...
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Problems after update to OSX Catalina

I recently updated my MacBook to OSX Catalina and now I am getting some unwanted behavior in vim (though it seems to be working overall?). On opening vim I see the following stream of errors (...
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switch to tab if already opened

I'm not familiar with vim code. I tried to use vim as IDE, I setup NERDTree plugin.this is my problem: assume I opened 4 files as tabs. if I press t on opened file already on NERDTree plugin, the ...
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NERDTree-go does not leave cursor in the NERDTree

NERDTree.txt says: go.......Open selected file, but leave cursor in the NERDTree......|NERDTree-go| Open selected bookmark dir in current NERDTree But when I typo go in a NERDTree buffer, ...
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Return value to custom function [duplicate]

I'm writting a function to integrates NERDTree with Ack. The goal is to create a "Find in Directory". I create this: function! Fif_NERDTreeGetPath() let nodePath = g:NERDTreeFileNode.GetSelected()....
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How to manage windows properly

I've used two plugins with vim: Nerdtree and Taglist. However, if I quit the opened file and open another file in the Nerdtree, it will become: Which means that the new opened file is displayed at ...
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YCM causes some error while loading nerdtree

I'm using vim to do my code job and I installed Nerdtree and YCM. With this merge, YCM has two functions, which allows us to get the error and warning counts. Here is my .vimrc: autocmd VimEnter * ...
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NerdTreeToggle always opens up two directory windows instead of one

I'm using Nerd-tree for vim. Whenever I use :NERDTreeToggle key, it opens up two directory windows instead of one, like so It's only when I type :qon one of the windows does it become like this How ...
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Vim-devicons not working at all [closed]

I tried installing vim-devicons to be used with nerdtree(using vim-plugin). I tried devicons FAQ, everything is fine except "check if you are able to see the characters, from ex mode:", i tried ...
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