Git: Set Default Editor

Note: By default, git will use the system's default editor when it needs you to type a message.

Change the editor

Type the following to set the editor to vim


git config --global core.editor vim

Of course, you might not love vim (and it's probably why you are here). Simply replace vim with your favorite editor like emacs, nano, etc.

Removing the --global flag with set your name and email to the current project only.

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