help.txt file-handling.txt salza.dk File handling ============================================================================== Finding files Finding files or editing files is handles by dired-mode. Activating dired-mode is done with the :e command. The :e command might or might not take parameters. Here are some different examples :e /tmp/tmp.clj - Will open the file /tmp/tmp.clj :e /tmp - Will open dired-mode with /tmp as current directory. :e - Will open dired-mode with the folder of the current file as current directory. :e . - Will open dired-mode with the folder of the current file as current directory. :Ex - Will open dired-mode with the folder of the current file as current directory. ============================================================================== Dired mode Dired mode is a file browser. The content has the form: The first line is the current directory shown with green color The next lines are the subfolders shown with blue color The last lines are the files in the folder Most keybindings are similar to those for normal mode (See cheatsheet.txt) including the search functionality. ENTER On a folder. Dired-mode navigates to that folder. ENTER On a file. The file is opened for edit. ============================================================================== Create new file In dired mode a new file is created by pressing % on the current directory (green top line). A prompt for filename input will be shown. Enter a name and press ENTER.