Search your project files live using Kakoune's built-in tools.
live-grep.kak in your
kakrc, or use a plugin manager.
live-grep command to start a live grep. The toolsclient will be
used if it is defined and active. Type your query into the prompt and review
the results as you go.
<ret> to complete the search, or
<s-ret> to complete the search and
select all matches of the query in the results buffer. Auto-selecting the query
matches allows for a very quick find/replace workflow when combined with
The live grep utilizes the
grepcmd option and the
*grep* buffer. All of the
existing grep commands will work with live grep results.
LiveGrepMatch face will live-highlight the matches in the
results buffer as you type. For example, to add an underline to, use
set-face global LiveGrepMatch +u.
Please send questions, requests, bug reports, and patches to the mailing list.