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Discussion on: Supercharging Vim: Navigate files instantly

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Ben Sinclair

I use fzf, these days. I always found CtrlP was reeeeeeaaaaaallllyyyy slow in Vim, especially with a lot of files. I'm talking 30 seconds to scan a reasonable-size project. I'm not sure what was holding it up.

Now I use fzf all over the place - I have a bunch of functions and scripts to allow vim or git or whatever to use fuzzy-matching, and use it for things like a fuzzy buffer-explorer inside Vim:

Vim session using fzf to display a list of open buffers