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basic Tip #620: getting to know the function prototypes

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created:   December 15, 2003 5:33      complexity:   basic
author:   Sunil Parolia      as of Vim:   6.0

Use "[ i" for display of function prototypes at bottom or "[ ctl i" for jumping to the file containing the prototype. also can use " I" for listing of proto.

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lpenz@terra.com.br, December 15, 2003 18:07
ctrl+i = TAB
So, "[ <TAB>" goes to the function prototype also, and IMHO is easier to remember.
Anonymous, December 30, 2003 20:08
but what can I do if the prototype is longer than 1 line? Can help?
Anonymous, January 2, 2004 3:26
Its not working. I think you require a ctags file for doing this operation. Otherwise how VIM will
know about the prototypes and definations. ANd "I" (capital I) is required to insert at the begining
of a line NOT for listing of proto.

Manas Behera
sunil parolia, January 5, 2004 23:55
sorry for the typo "I" (capital I) should be replaced with "[ I" wich list's the prototypes and places of use of that function in our file and also in other file in search path. i dont know how to make it search for use of that function in our file only instead of searching in path. any answer ??
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