i3-sensible-editor man page

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

· mc-edit

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

Referenced By

i3-sensible-pager(1).

11/08/2016 i3 4.13 i3 Manual