vim-awesome VS tagbar

Compare vim-awesome vs tagbar and see what are their differences.


Awesome Vim plugins from across the universe (by divad12)


Vim plugin that displays tags in a window, ordered by scope (by preservim)
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vim-awesome tagbar
57 31
2,012 6,081
0.2% 0.3%
0.0 4.7
over 3 years ago about 2 months ago
Python Vim Script
MIT License GNU General Public License v3.0 or later
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Posts with mentions or reviews of vim-awesome. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2023-06-29.


Posts with mentions or reviews of tagbar. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2023-06-01.
  • A function to list all function signatures in the current C source file in the quick fix window .
    1 project | /r/vim | 4 Jul 2023
    Check this plugin:
  • Moving across c-family function arguments
    2 projects | /r/vim | 1 Jun 2023
    Are you looking for or
  • What is this font used from the everforest repo?
    3 projects | /r/neovim | 30 May 2023
    I ended up finding and like it so far
  • NeoVim & Rust
    7 projects | /r/rust | 26 May 2023
    I also recommend you with installed , it will map definitions (functions, enum, struct etc..) to tags and tagbar plugin allows you to open a split window with the mapped list and navigate through your file, it also enabled more advanced features for quick navigation .
  • Question regarding vertical movement
    8 projects | /r/neovim | 12 Mar 2023
    Also not that useful for text files I think, but I sometimes use something like to get an overview of the structure of the file, especially in unfamiliar documents. This is a quite old plugin of this nature that depends on ctags, there are more modern plugins that depend on treesitter. However for C++, I found the treesitter based bar plugins not as helpful, they need language specific settings, and the ones I tried didn't have them for C++ at the time.
  • Favorite vimrc configs for coding?
    8 projects | /r/vim | 20 Feb 2023
    Having said this, there are some useful language independent extensions: jiangmiao/auto-pairs, tpope/vim-commentary, preservim/tagbar, junegunn/vim-peekaboo
  • converting vimscript to lua
    1 project | /r/neovim | 3 Feb 2023
    Hey, I checked out tagbar plugin. It's really cool. It supports most of the languages. But the ones that needs to be configured, are mentioned in their wiki. It mentions vimscript in it. What will be the lua version of following vimscript?
  • NeoVim Installation and Configuration on Win10/11
    14 projects | | 30 Nov 2022
    :set number :set autoindent :set tabstop=5 :set shiftwidth=4 :set smarttab :set softtabstop=4 :set mouse=a call plug#begin() Plug '' " Surrounding ysw) Plug '' " NerdTree Plug '' " For Commenting gcc & gc Plug '' " Status bar Plug '' " PSQL Pluging needs :SQLSetType pgsql.vim Plug '' " CSS Color Preview Plug '' " Retro Scheme Plug '' " Auto Completion Plug '' " Developer Icons Plug '' " Vim Terminal Plug '' " Tagbar for code navigation Plug '' " CTRL + N for multiple cursors Plug '' " For brackets autocompletion " Auto-completion For Javascript, typescript, html, jsx ...etc Plug 'neoclide/coc.nvim', {'do': 'yarn install --frozen-lockfile'} " this is for auto complete, prettier and tslinting let g:coc_global_extensions = ['coc-tslint-plugin', 'coc-tsserver', 'coc-css', 'coc-html', 'coc-json', 'coc-prettier'] " list of CoC extensions needed Plug 'jiangmiao/auto-pairs' "this will auto close ( [ { " these two plugins will add highlighting and indenting to JSX and TSX files. Plug 'yuezk/vim-js' Plug 'HerringtonDarkholme/yats.vim' Plug 'maxmellon/vim-jsx-pretty' set encoding=UTF-8 call plug#end() nnoremap :NERDTreeFocus nnoremap :NERDTree nnoremap :NERDTreeToggle nnoremap :call CocActionAsync('jumpDefinition') nmap :TagbarToggle :set completeopt-=preview " For No Previews :colorscheme jellybeans let g:NERDTreeDirArrowExpandable="+" let g:NERDTreeDirArrowCollapsible="~" " --- Just Some Notes --- " :PlugClean :PlugInstall :UpdateRemotePlugins " " :CocInstall coc-python " :CocInstall coc-clangd " :CocInstall coc-snippets " :CocCommand snippets.edit... FOR EACH FILE TYPE " air-line let g:airline_powerline_fonts = 1 if !exists('g:airline_symbols') let g:airline_symbols = {} endif " airline symbols let g:airline_left_sep = '' let g:airline_left_alt_sep = '' let g:airline_right_sep = '' let g:airline_right_alt_sep = '' let g:airline_symbols.branch = '' let g:airline_symbols.readonly = '' let g:airline_symbols.linenr = '' inoremap pumvisible() ? coc#_select_confirm() : ""
  • Closing brackets are highlighted in red when in the init.vim file
    9 projects | /r/neovim | 24 Nov 2022
    Plug '' " Tagbar for code navigation
  • Is there a plugin similar to Visual Studio's object browser/class view?
    4 projects | /r/neovim | 20 Oct 2022 (no LSP support)

What are some alternatives?

When comparing vim-awesome and tagbar you can also consider the following projects:

bracey.vim - live edit html, css, and javascript in vim

symbols-outline.nvim - A tree like view for symbols in Neovim using the Language Server Protocol. Supports all your favourite languages.

vundle - Vundle, the plug-in manager for Vim

navigator.lua - Code analysis & navigation plugin for Neovim. Navigate codes like a breeze🎐 Exploring LSP and 🌲Treesitter symbols a piece of 🍰 Take control like a boss 🦍

delimitMate - Vim plugin, provides insert mode auto-completion for quotes, parens, brackets, etc.

vista.vim - :cactus: Viewer & Finder for LSP symbols and tags

vim-easy-align - :sunflower: A Vim alignment plugin

vim-gutentags - A Vim plugin that manages your tag files

awesome-neovim - Collections of awesome neovim plugins.

vim-markdown - Markdown Vim Mode

awesome-vim-colorschemes - Collection of awesome color schemes for Neo/vim, merged for quick use.

LanguageClient-neovim - Language Server Protocol (LSP) support for vim and neovim.