Panic’s new text editor, Nova, is pretty sweet!
Even sweeter is that Panic shipped it with command line tool.
With the command line tool, you can use the
nova command in Terminal.app to open files and folders in the editor.
Video of how to install Nova’s Command Line Tool
Here’s a short video of how to install Nova’s command line tool to use in Terminal.app.
If you’d rather follow written instructions, start here.
First open up Nova’s preferences by going to Nova in the top left hand corner and select Preferences….
Install the command line tool
Select the Tools tab.
Next to the heading Command Line Tool click on the button that says, Install.
Nova will then ask you to type in your user credentials so that it can continue to install the command line tool.
Once the command line tool is installed, the Install button should now say Uninstall indicating that it’s been installed.
nova in Terminal.app should now return a list of options that could be used with Nova.