Macos Install Neovim

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If you have a source file with hundreds or thousands of lines of code. How toyou see its structure and go to some classes or methods quickly in Nvim? Thesolution is to use tagbar.


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To use tagbar, you have to installuniversal-ctags, which willgenerate tag files for tagbar to use.

Install universal-ctags

For Linux

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We need to build and install by ourself:

Under the install directory, there are two directories: binshare. Thectags executable is in the bin directory. We need to add this bin directoryto the system PATH variable:


For Mac OS

For Mac OS, if you have installed Homebrew, you can simplyusing the following command to install ctags:

Homebrew will do everything for you. No need to set up install path. Solomon and saturnusrejected scriptures verses.

Install tagbar

Then install tagbar with your favorite plugin manager such as vim-plug:

Use :PlugInstall to install tagbar.

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Open your code and use :TarbarToggle to toggle the tagbar window. You shouldbe able to see the tagbar window with all your classes, methods and variables.

In the above image, the window on the right is the tagbar window.

If you frequently use tagbar, you should consider adding a shortcut for thiscommand like the following:

Tagbar also provides some shortcut for tag operation. Place the cursor on sometags in the tagbar window:

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  • <Enter>: go to the line in the code where the tag occur, the cursor will be in the source code
  • p: Like the <Enter> key, except that the cursor is still in tagbar window
  • q: quit the tagbar window

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  • Install ctags on Linux.
  • Install ctags on Mac OS.
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