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github – Open Atom editor from command line – Stack Overflow

Posted by jpluimers on 2017/11/17

I have the Atom editor and was wondering how you can open a file or folder from the terminal in Atom. I am using a Mac. I am looking for a way to do this: atom . (opens folder) atom file.js (

The answer to it isn’t any good any more (since then, Atom has evolved), but this comment works splendid:

I solved the issue by choosing “Install Shell Commands” under the “Atom” menu.

It will add a script in /usr/local/bin/atom that starts Atom with the parameters you entered.

Thanks [WayBackrxgx!

[WayBackgithub – Open Atom editor from command line – Stack Overflow


PS: Reminder to self to add a screenshot.

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