Emacs: Open in vscode 🚀

By Xah Lee. Date: . Last updated: .

Here's a command to open current file or dir in vscode.

put this in your Emacs Init File:

(defun xah-open-in-vscode ()
  "Open current file or dir in vscode.
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  (let ((xpath (if buffer-file-name buffer-file-name (expand-file-name default-directory))))
    (message "path is %s" xpath)
     ((eq system-type 'darwin)
      (shell-command (format "open -a Visual\\ Studio\\ Code.app %s" (shell-quote-argument xpath))))
     ((eq system-type 'windows-nt)
      (shell-command (format "code.cmd %s" (shell-quote-argument xpath))))
     ((eq system-type 'gnu/linux)
      (shell-command (format "code %s" (shell-quote-argument xpath)))))))

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