I really like how
ido-find-file, if it can’t find a file matching your string (and you’ve let it idle for like a second), will search your whole home directory for files matching that string, and then your whole directory tree. (At least, I think that’s how it works. I’ve never been able to untangle the code.) I’m hoping there’s an equivalent to that functionality in ivy/counsel, like for
counsel-find-file, but I haven’t found it.
This is similar to this question: What's the equivalent of `helm-find` in ivy/counsel? I want to find files **recursively** … but not exactly. I think? I’ve never used helm. I’m glad to know of
counsel-file-jump, but it’s too slow up front for what I need since it doesn’t do that gradual ratcheting that