I3\-SENSIBLE\-EDITOR

Section: i3 Manual (1)
Updated: 08/26/2020
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NAME

i3-sensible-editor - launches $EDITOR with fallbacks  

SYNOPSIS

i3-sensible-editor [arguments]  

DESCRIPTION

i3-sensible-editor is used by i3-nagbar(1) when you click on the edit button.

It tries to start one of the following (in that order):

• $VISUAL

• $EDITOR

• nano

• nvim

• vim

• vi

• emacs

• pico

• qe

• mg

• jed

• gedit

• mcedit

• gvim

Please don't complain about the order: If the user has any preference, they will have $VISUAL or $EDITOR set.  

SEE ALSO

i3(1)  

AUTHOR

Michael Stapelberg and contributors


 

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