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Questions about the usage of quickfix commands and quickfix windows.

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Sort quickfix entries by most relevant files?

I have a project that has a lot of warnings. I'm wondering (until I fix all the errors) how I can make my quickfix results more relevant? My compiler script uses %t so it can differentiate errors from ...
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How can I prevent vim from auto-opening the first quickfix list item?

Basically, I'd like the same type of behavior as when you use :grep! vs. :grep. I'm using a find-files plugin that outputs to the quickfix list and I don't want vim to automatically open the first ...
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Change Directory with Errorformat

I'm trying to write an errorformat for JUnit. Directory structure from cwd is: unsw/piazza/PiazzaForum.java unsw/piazza/Thread.java unsw/test/PiazzaTest.java Amongst all the cruft outputted by JUnit, ...
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Default javac Compiler Plugin Does not Display Shell Output

I want to compile and run a generated java executable inside of Vim quickfix. My .vimrc: function! Make(script) if &ft ==# "c" || &ft ==# "cpp" compiler gcc elseif &...
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Enable syntax highlighting for files opened by quickfix commands like cc

After populating quickfix window using commands like :vimgrep, when I jump to a quickfix entry using cc <number>, if the file corresponding to that quickfix entry wasn't already opened in a ...
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How to Create Sublime-Like Build Systems in Vim?

I am currently new to neovim. Something that has me a bit stuck is being able to easily run my code. The text editor I used before trying out vim was Sublime Text 3, and, in that text editor, all I ...
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Go back to previous position when coming out of quickfix

When I navigate out of the quickfix list, the split I get put back in is not the same as the one I left. For example: vim -u NONE :copen open quickfix list ^w w leave quickfix list :vsplit open a ...
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How to avoid getting search results from files that are in a directory that contains a folder named “xyz” in its path

I would like to exclude results of a vimgrep search pattern from the quick fix list. The exclusions should be for all files that are under a directory or parent directory called "xyz". ...
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Function That Substitutes Across Multiple Files

I'm trying to create a function that implements the functionality outlined here: Vim search replace all files in current (project) folder My current attempt: nnoremap <C-F> :call ...
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How do you prevent a new window from opening when running :make

Whenever I run :make in Vim, it always takes control away from my buffer, places me in a temporary view where I see the makeprg's output and then prompts me to "Press ENTER or type command to ...
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vimtex-compiler-ss does not open quickfix

Due to my muscle memory(aquired from vim-latex and other code compilation, so <F10> is universal compiler for me), I prefer singleshot calculation. I do have given a shot to \ll and then just ...
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grep in my specific dictionary

I often need to make a case-insensitive search of the current word (under cursor) in a dictionary file which has a simple txt format, one entry per line. One possible solution is to record a macro in ...
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vim get error properly formatted in quickfix

Please find my minimal vimrc (whatever I use for Latex compilation) "General "{{{ set nocompatible " because vim is not vi "set autowrite ...
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Airline changes a title in the tabline by showing the result of quickrun in a new tabpage

I tried to show the result of quickrun on a new tab page. I succeed in showing the result via a new tab page by the following vimrc. A function Unique_open_tab opens the result via a new tab page. (In ...
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How can i compile cpp using vim

I want to be able to compile c++ code from within vim without running a new terminal and calling the compiler. **How can I do it ** please
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Difference between make and make!

According to the help page the only difference between :make and :make! is that the latter doesn't jump to the first error. So why isn't :make! <Bar> silent cnext<CR> equivalent to :make? ...
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How to navigate vim buffers using quickfix list?

I am trying to come up with a way to populate the vim quickfix window with the output from :ls I tried some variants like cexpr ":execute ls" but it doesn't work. Can someone please help me ...
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Import an error file to the quickfix list without leaving vim

I know that the quickfix list is very useful for the edit-compile-edit cycle. I like the fact that we can jump directly to an error from it. Actually I am trying to understand the way I can parse a ...
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Compile man pages written in groff_man?

What would you reccommend as makeprg for compiling nroff documents (for man pages)? I currently have it set to mandoc because it works when I do it from the terminal: mandoc foo.1 When I run :make, it ...
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Unmapping keys for a specific buffer(quickfix) only?

I usually have j and k bound to gj and gk, respectively for navigating wrapped lines. But this becomes annoying when I have to use the quickfix window, so I thought of using something like : augroup ...
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How to disable the quickfix window?

This is the display when I typed :AsyncRun -mode=term -pos=bottom ~/.anaconda/bin/python %. But if I set: filetype plugin on map <F5> :call RunPython()<CR> function! RunPython() exec &...
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Remove full path from quickfix list when using vimgrep

I use VIM 7.4. When I want to search some text in my project, i use following command: :vimgrep /pattern/j *.c *.h Then I use :cw command to open quickfix list for getting search results. Here is my ...
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Not recognising “In file included from”

I'm using the default errorformat, but messages starting with "In file included from" aren't giving me the quickfix output I expect For example: || [ 0%] Building CXX object CMakeFiles/blah/...
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Dealing with fallback behavior when debugging custom errorformats

Is there a way to configure vim to make it more obvious when no error messages match any segment of errorformat? I'm trying to make it easier to debug my custom errorformat. If you run a build for a ...
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error not formatted as per efm

I have created a mwe plugin to show my problem for fortran ft. tree ftrial ftrial ├── autoload │   └── makes.vim └── ftplugin └── fortran_mk.vim with cat ftrial/autoload/makes.vim " ...
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Buffer opened when compiling succeeds

I am writing a vim plugin for the fortran filetype. In an autoload script, I have done: " File Name: autoload/makes.vim let s:Compiler = get(g:, "fortran_compiler", "gfortran"...
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Text to vim-quickfix with navigation

LaTeX, being a markup language, is very hard to grammar-check. I found one program, that do this exactly Textidote. Problem is, this is a standalone program and, for example, this latex code: \...
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How can I have lnext/lprev fallback to cnext/cprev when appropriate?

It is often the case that I am in projects with varying filetypes. Sometimes I'm compiling using :make<CR> and sometimes I'm using plugins like ALE. At any given time, I probably only have one ...
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Quickfix stack doesn't work when using make -j

As mentioned in other questions, using make -C buildpath as makeprg in Vim and the appropriate errorformat triggers the nice handling of the quickfix directory stack. That is, the quickfix uses the "...
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How to insert text using substitute and regex?

Honestly I can't read regex for now. I have quick-fix list and I have a hunch that this can be done with regex but I don't know how. I want this: @ViewChild(MatTable) @ViewChild('text 1') @...
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Why does `:cdo print` not show full output?

:cdo print command (intended to print every line in the quickfix list), shows generic file information instead of line output for some quickfix entries. Why is this? The following example is taken ...
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Quickfix won't parse :make output

My makeprg is set to: cd build/ && cmake --build . --config Debug && ctest && gdb -q -ex run ./a This allows me to build application, run tests and start debugging session ...
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Highlight results of :grep while in quickfix window

To my .vimrc I added a hook which automates entering the quickfix after :grep processing: autocmd QuickFixCmdPost [^l]* nested cwindow 20 Another thing I care about but can't achieve is automation ...
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How to put the output of a function call into quickfix list?

I have the following function that runs eslint project wise: function! EslintProject() " Allows using eslint --format compact output with quickfix list set errorformat+=%f:\ line\ %l\\,\ col\ %c\\...
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How to search the output of vim command line commands like `:ls`, `:browse oldfiles`

Back from emacs recently, in emacs I can list all the existing buffers in a emacs buffer, where I can do search, delete or jumping etc. In Vim, if I type :browse oldfiles, a long list may be returned ...
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Neovim, read entries from the terminal into quickfix buffer

I made my own vim wrapper around ripgrep (I know there is vim-grepper, but I wanted to try customize some things). The crux of it is I populate a quickfix window as follows: let searchString = input(...
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Why does this binding break the quickfix window? [duplicate]

If I have this vimrc: set nocompatible nnoremap <C-m> ^^ When I try to open a file from the quickfix window by pressing enter nothing happens. If I comment out the last line, so the vimrc is ...
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Put in quickfix list the files whose content does not match a pattern inside it

I would like to put in the quickfix the files not matching a pattern. That it, these files don't have any line matching the search pattern. I know that for finding files whose content match a pattern ...
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Line position after quickfix jump

I'm using fzf's Rg command to populate QuickFix window with all search results. I also have my own mappings to :cn and :cp commands. Everything is fine except one thing when I press mapped key for :...
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Open quickfix Window Only, Don't Jump To First Result

Is there a way to open just the quickfix list without jumping to the first result when using :lt? I am using :lt to populate the location list with tags that match with the following binding: nmap &...
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quickfix Menu Usage With :tselect and :vimgrep

I am currently using the following mapping to search for knows tags: nnoremap <expr> <Leader>t "<ESC>:tselect /" . input("") . "<ESC>" I also use this mapping to grep all ...
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Open quickfix/help in existing window [duplicate]

my usual setup is two vertically split windows. Lets say my cursor is in left window. When I vimgrep something, I would like for quickfix window to reuse already opened right window and automatically ...
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visit file from quickfix list without populating oldfiles

I like consulting my oldfiles to see what I've been working on recently and to make it easy to find files that are buried deep in various directories. Before I started using the grep and make commands,...
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load quickfixlist into a specific window

I'm not interested in loading an item into a specific window. I'm interested in opening/loading quickfix list into a specific window/pane. Searched online everywhere, but couldn't find it. Does anyone ...
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Visual delete items from quickfix list

I am trying to delete items from the quickfix list, using the same delete interface I am used to, visual delete and dd. The .vimrc code I am trying to use to accomplish this is below. It does not work....
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Quickfix and building a CMake project on windows

I'm trying to get to the point where I can build a CMake project in neovim and have it output a quickfix list that I can quickly step through. In Visual Studio, I would typically hit CTRL+b for build,...
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Quickfix mode with path transformation

I have a build log file from compiling a project with Visual Studio on a Windows machine, and would like to use quickfix mode to jump to the errors and warnings in that logfile. The logfile is read ...
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:cnext / :cprevious without jumping to location

I've got a pretty large log file with some info interleaved with some errors / warnings and I would like to go to the next error in my quickfix window but without jumping to that location in the code. ...
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How to make two windows equally high?

It seems that there is an issue with window-resize with Quickfix list window. In case of regular window and quickfix list window, how to make them equal in high? The CTRL-W- (and the CTRL-W+) works,...
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How to use setqflist to add an entry to the quickfix list

I'd like to be able to define my own functions that add certain kinds of line to the quickfix list, or set it to those in its entirety, without having to go via the filesystem with a made-up errorfile ...