Go to file under the cursor in Vim
Let's say in a file you reference another one, requiring that code. Vim has an very easy way to open the required (imported, loaded, etc) file. Great tip for adding external dependencies code.
Put the cursor in the file name you want to open and:
If you want to go back:
To find the file Vim uses an option called
path, and you can check your current path with:
So if you expect a file is not being found you can check the
path and add values to it.
Finally, as Vim looks for a lot of paths, it may find more than one, and
gf will bring the first one. To get the second match, type
g2f, for the third
g3f and so on.
Also, check this article to restrict Vim options by file extensions and to add file suffixes.Tweet