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2019-11-20
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chrisblom08:11:08

what is a good emacs package to view a directory tree?

chrisblom08:11:40

i've tried neotree, but didn't find it that useful

chrisblom08:11:56

is there one with nice navigation functionality?

mccraigmccraig09:11:40

not a directory tree browser, but for navigation within a project i find helm-projectile-find-file rather quicker than a tree browser

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practicalli-john16:11:51

Ranger is nice and lightweight to run and can preview files too. For a graphical file manager, Treemacs seems to be the latest favourite (replacing neotree). dird is the classic Emacs view of a directory, but doesn’t list nested directories without navigating to a new buffer. You could also open eshell and use the unix CLI command called tree