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Open files faster in Emacs (and prettier)


As all Emacs users know, the shortcut Ctrl + x Ctrl + f opens a file. It's pretty neat with lots of shortcuts and Tab completion.

find-file

Today, I found a great improvement over find-file, namely ido-find-file. Lots of people rave about helm-find-file, but it doesn't allow me to Tab complete may way down the directory tree and that just drives me nuts! ido-find-file on the other hand, works pretty much as the traditional find-file, but enhances it by fuzzy matching, vertical menu (thanks to ido-vertical-mode) and different colour coding of files directories:

ido-find-file


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