NPM\-EDIT

Section: (1)
Updated: March 2020
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NAME

npm-edit - Edit an installed package  

Synopsis

npm edit <pkg>[/<subpkg>...]
 

Description

Selects a (sub)dependency in the current working directory and opens the package folder in the default editor (or whatever you've configured as the npm editor config -- see npm-config npm-config).

After it has been edited, the package is rebuilt so as to pick up any changes in compiled packages.

For instance, you can do npm install connect to install connect into your package, and then npm edit connect to make a few changes to your locally installed copy.  

Configuration

 

editor

Default: EDITOR environment variable if set, or "vi" on Posix, or "notepad" on Windows.
Type: path

The command to run for npm edit or npm config edit.  

See Also

npm help folders
npm help explore
npm help install
npm help config
npm help npmrc


 

Index

NAME
Synopsis
Description
Configuration
editor
See Also
LinuxReviews : manual page archive : man1