{ Josh Rendek }

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Installing CTags (Exuberant)

Lets first install ctags-exuberant using Homebrew

1brew install ctags-exuberant

Remember the path that ctags got installed to, with version 5.8 on my machine it was in:

1/usr/local/Cellar/ctags/5.8/bin/ctags

Setting up Vim/MacVim

Download the TagList plugin from VimOnline.

In your .vimrc file add the following:

1let Tlist_Ctags_Cmd='/usr/local/Cellar/ctags/5.8/bin/ctags'
2
3let g:Tlist_Ctags_Cmd='/usr/local/Cellar/ctags/5.8/bin/ctags'
4
5fu! CTagGen()
6    :execute "!" . g:Tlist_Ctags_Cmd .  " -R ."
7endfunction
8
9nmap <silent> :ctg :call CTagGen()

Open up vim/MacVim, and type

1:ctg

You can then go to a controller for example:

Type in:

1:Tlist

And the follow should appear.

ctag list

Lets say I’ve got my cursor on StoryType and I want to go to the model, I can just hit Ctrl+] to get there. You can now do this for any method (helpers, methods, anything thats in your ctags file!).

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