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Tahsin Ahmed
Tahsin Ahmed

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How to open Atom editor from terminal in Windows

Step 01:

Got to windows start and type run or type click win + R
This will open up run prompt.

Run Prompt Image

Step 02:

Type SystemPropertiesAdvanced.exe and hit enter System properties window will show up.

System Properties window iamge

Step 03:

Then go

Environment Variables >> Path
click edit then new and paste

C:\Users\<user>\AppData\Local\atom\app-x.xx.x\resources\cli
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Save and Done.
Now you can use atom . to open atom with bash or terminal.

_P.S : To know your atom version go to _
C:\Users\<user>\AppData\Local\atom\
You will find your app folder with version with it.

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