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Open File with iTerm2 + nvim on OSX using Automator
on run {input, parameters}
-- If run without input, open random file at $HOME
try
set filename to POSIX path of input
on error
set filename to "nvim-" & (do shell script "date +%F") & "__" & (random number from 1000 to 9999) & ".txt"
end try
-- Set your editor here
set myEditor to "/usr/local/bin/nvim"
-- Open the file and auto exit after done
set myCmd to myEditor & " " & quote & filename & quote & " &&exit"
-- I am using iTerm2
tell application "iTerm"
-- I would want my editor to be a new window, no new tab
create window with profile "sh"
tell current session of current window
write text myCmd
end tell
end tell
return input
end run
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@mikesale mikesale commented Oct 10, 2018

Thanks for this!

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