How to switch between files in Vim?

Sam Roberts sroberts at
Mon May 1 11:33:08 EDT 2006

Another approach might be to use tags.

exhuberant ctags has a mode (--extra=+f) that will emit tags for
filenames, so you can to

  :ta fi<TAB>

to show completetions for filenames starting with "fi" and jump to it. I
use that mostly for jumping between files. There are tag command
variants to make new buffers, split windows and jump in the next window,


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