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i3-sensible-editor - launches $EDITOR with fallbacks

i3-sensible-editor [arguments]

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.

i3(1)

Michael Stapelberg and contributors

10/19/2021 i3 4.20