How to install nerdTree in vim

vundle is the recommended way to install nerdtree.

Best is to add Plugin 'scrooloose/nerdtree'to the .vimrc, restart vim and type :PluginInstall


I made the following adjustments in my .vimrc like posted in my Dotfiles

" Options for NERDTree, from
" Open NERDTree when no file is spcified!
autocmd StdinReadPre * let s:std_in=1
autocmd VimEnter * if argc() == 0 && !exists("s:std_in") | NERDTree | endif
" CTRL N Toggles NERDTree
"map <silent> <C-n> :NERDTreeFocus<CR>
map <silent> <C-n> :NERDTreeToggle<CR>
" Close vim if NERDTree is the last windows
autocmd bufenter * if (winnr("$") == 1 && exists("b:NERDTreeType") && b:NERDTreeType == "primary") | q | endif

Every now and then I am VIM and need to lookup something from another file, now I just press "CTRL+n", navigate to the file, press i and have t he content I need in my vim buffer.


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Written by Hannes Bellmer in tech on Thu 19 March 2015. Tags: vim, dotfiles, Translations: de