Preview recently edited notes and launch editor
redit - edit again
redit previews a folder of recently edited text files and launches an editor on the file of your choice.
redit is useful when you keep a folder of textual notes and you want to go back to a recently edited file whose name you might not remember. In this case you would type
redit and be greeted with this interactive prompt:
enter will then directly load
README.md into your editor.
You can set a default directory to look for files (say,
~/.config/redit/default-location like this:
mkdir -p ~/.config/redit && echo '~/notes' > ~/.config/redit/default-location
Alternatively you can provide a location with
redit ~/Downloads and finally
redit falls back to the current directory.
pip install redit
Configure an editor
redit will try to launch the editor in
$EDITOR or use the one configured in
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