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Re: browsing files in huge projects emacs

From: Sebastien Vauban
Subject: Re: browsing files in huge projects emacs
Date: Fri, 27 Sep 2013 12:52:59 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.3.50 (windows-nt)

anurag Ramdasan wrote:
> I have been using Vim for a while although I would shift to E..macs for
> Org-mode and Slime. When I end up working on a huge project with hundreds or
> even thousands of files, I found the nerdtree vim plugin to be the best thing
> to suit my ways. Also I find dired a little difficult to browse through.
> So when I recently gave thoughts to completely moving to emacs, I couldn't 
> find
> anything as good as Nerdtree. I did find dirtree but it didn't seem as easy to
> use as nerdtree. This made me wonder, how do most emacs users navigate through
> huge projects? Is there some common practice or some plugin that I haven't
> heard of yet? Also I use both vim and emacs from the terminal and not the GUI
> client.

I use helm in its simplest form (M-x helm-for-files, bound to f3 in my local
config): then, I just type (part of) the filename, and I get my file opened in
a buffer...

Best regards,

Sebastien Vauban

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