[qutebrowser] Isn't there a command to open a form field in an external editor?

Samuel Walladge samuel at swalladge.id.au
Sat Jun 17 10:29:21 CEST 2017

On Fri, Jun 16, 2017 at 07:30:55PM +0000, Bearcat Şándor wrote:
> Hello, and it's great to be on the list.
> Browsing the bug list i've seen mention of opening fields in an external
> browser.  That is when i'm typing into a field on a web page, there is a
> command i can use to open a terminal, load the contents of the focused
> field in neovim (for instance), edit my text, and when i close neovim my
> text will appear in the website's field.
> Is there actually a command that does that?

Yes, there is - the command `open-editor`. It's bound to <ctrl-e> by default,
and works in insert mode.

It opens the editor as configured in the 'general > editor' setting.

> Thank you
> Bearcat
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Samuel Walladge

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