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I have a task where I have to take a look at 211 ruby files. I need to know how many tabs are open. Is there any way I can get some statusbar or something similar that can tell me how many tabs are open?

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Vim has a a built-in help functionality:

:help tabpagenr()
:help 'ruler'
:help 'statusline'

In order to display the number of tab pages in your status line, you may want to add %{tabpagenr('$')} to your statusline or rulerformat options. For example,

:set ruler
:let &rulerformat='%39(%-6{strpart(&ft,0,5)}%5.5b%6.6(<%B>%) %5.5l,%-7.7(%.3c%.4V%) %6{tabpagenr(''$'')}T%)'

On the other hand, the Vim I am running won't let me open more than 10 tabs at the same time...

  • can you explain a bit more. i am a new vim user and you can guess what stage i am in :) – Bishisht Bhatta Dec 10 '16 at 19:24
  • @BishishtBhatta: I have edited the answer. – AlexP Dec 10 '16 at 19:57
  • Thanks bro. Also how can i put these into the vimrc? – Bishisht Bhatta Dec 11 '16 at 15:01
  • @BishishtBhatta: Of course. Not need for the leading : in .vimrc. – AlexP Dec 11 '16 at 16:33

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