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FS Nav
======

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File System Navigation shortcuts for the commandline


Overview
--------

In short, `FS Nav` allows users to navigate to directories by typing in a
single word and pressing return.

Learning to use the commandline can be daunting but required in order to use
specific tools. The goal of `FS Nav` is to make navigating to common locations
easier and slightly more intuitive both for new users and those that find
themselves navigating complex file systems.

When set up `FS Nav` allows the user to navigate to the `desktop` like so:

$ pwd
/Users/geowurster
$ desktop
$ pwd
/Users/geowurster/Desktop

NOTE: The above functionality does not yet support the `Windows` commandline
but works with [cygwin](http://cygwin.org).


Commandline Utilities
---------------------

#### nav ####

The `nav` utility is responsible for driving the file system navigation. There
are several sub-commands, the most important of which is `nav get`, which
prints out an alias's path.

$ nav get home
/Users/geowurster

In order to see a list of all currently recognized aliases, use `nav aliases`.

$ nav aliases
{'applications': '/Applications',
'desk': '/Users/geowurster/Desktop',
'desktop': '/Users/geowurster/Desktop',
...}

User defined aliases can be added with `nav config addalias`. New aliases can
be added and default aliases can be re-defined but default aliases can not be
fully deleted.

$ nav config addalias fsnav=~/github/FS-Nav desk=~/github
$ nav get fsnav
/Users/geowurster/github/FS-Nav

# Re-assign a default alias
$ nav get desk
/Users/geowurster/github

# Deleting a re-assigned default alias makes it revert to its original value
$ nav config deletealias desk
$ nav get desk
/Users/geowurster/Desktop

See `nav config --help` for additional commands.


#### count ####

A bonus utility of sorts - quickly count items on the file system. Handles
wildcard expansion and only counts paths that actually exist.

$ cd github/FS-Nav
$ count *
9
$ count * fsnav/*
19


Installation
------------

Via pip:

$ pip install fsnav

Master branch:

$ git clone https://github.com/geowurster/FS-Nav
$ cd FS-Nav
$ python setup.py install


Setup
-----

Once installed, `FS Nav` requires the user to add a startup command to their
profile. In order to just try `FS-Hav`, do `eval $(nav startup generate)`.

Mac, Linux, Cygwin, etc.

$ nav startup profile >> ~/.bash_profile
$ source ~/.bash_profile

Windows commandline "one-word navigation" is not yet supported.

Verify that everything is working properly with:

$ cd ~/
$ pwd
/Users/geowurster
$ desktop
$ pwd
/Users/geowurster/Desktop


Python API
----------

For detailed information about a given object, do `help(<object>)`.

#### Loading aliases ####

Load only the default aliases `FS-Nav` defines on import.

from pprint import pprint

import fsnav

aliases = fsnav.Aliases(fsnav.DEFAULT_ALIASES)

#### Working with the configfile ####

The configfile is `JSON` encoded and currently only contains user-defined
aliases in a section called `aliases`. The path to the configfile is stored
in `fsnav.CONFIGFILE` and the name of the section containing the aliases is
stored in `fsnav.CONFIGFILE_ALIAS_SECTION`.

{
'aliases': {
'fsnav': '/Users/geowurster/github/FS-Nav/'
}
}

Load the aliases in the configfile:

import json

import fsnav

with open(fsnav.CONFIGFILE) as f:
cfg_aliases = json.load(f)[fsnav.CONFIGFILE_ALIAS_SECTION]

aliases = fsnav.Aliases(cfg_aliases)

#### Loading multiple sets of aliases ####

Note that the `list()` call is required for Python 3. Note that the aliases
from the configfile are loaded last in order to overwrite any default aliases
with the same name.

import fsnav

all_aliases = list(fsnav.DEFAULT_ALIASES.items()) + list(cfg_aliases.items())
aliases = fsnav.Aliases(all_aliases.copy())

#### The `Aliases()` class ####

`Aliases()` subclasses `dict()` but overrides a few methods for `alias` and
`path` validation. A handful of `FS Nav` specific methods are also present.
Generally, an instance of `Aliases()` acts just like an instance of `dict()`.

import fsnav

aliases = fsnav.Aliases()
new_aliases = {'desk': '~/Desktop', 'home': '~/'}

for a, p in new_aliases.items():
aliases[a] = p
assert sorted(new_aliases.keys()) == sorted(aliases.keys())

del aliases['desk']
assert 'desk' not in aliases

aliases.update({'desk': '~/Desktop')
assert aliases['desk'] == new_aliases['desk']

For more information see `help(fsnav.Aliases)`

#### Counting items on the file system ####

The `count` utility directly calls this function.

import fsnav

num_files = fsnav.count('/Users/geowurster/github/FS-Nav/*')
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