Searching for files in a directory listing

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http://vim.wikia.com – ← Older revision Revision as of 07:10, August 31, 2010 (3 intermediate revisions not shown) Line 1: Line 1: Occasionally I use Vim to search for filenames in a directory listing rather than relying on windows search or some other search tool that might not be available at the time. This has the advantage of allowing me to use vim commands to filter and modify the results as needed. The main drawback with this approach is that dos directory listings don't list the filename and path on a single line thus requiring more advanced searches to be constructe (HowTos)