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ctags

Generates an index (or tag) file of language objects found in source files for many popular programming languages. More information: https://ctags.io/.

  • Generate tags for a single file, and output them to a file named "tags" in the current directory, overwriting the file if it exists:

ctags {{path/to/file}}

  • Generate tags for all files in the current directory, and output them to a specific file, overwriting the file if it exists:

ctags -f {{filename}} *

  • Generate tags for all files in the current directory and all subdirectories:

ctags --recurse