|Tip 111||Grep with Vim’s Internal Search Engine|
The :vimgrep command allows us to search through multiple files using Vim’s native regular expression engine.
As a demonstration, we’ll use the files in the grep/quotes directory, which you can find in the source files that come distributed with this book. The directory contains the following files, reproduced here with their contents:
|||Don't watch the clock; do what it does. Keep going.|
|||When the going gets tough, the tough get going.|
|||If you don't know where you are going,|
|||you might wind up someplace else.|
Each of these files contains at least one occurrence of the word “going.” We can ask Vim to search for that word in each of those files ...