VS Code Tip of the Week: Open a Project from the Shell into same VS Code Window

VS Code Tip of the Week: Open a Project from the Shell into same VS Code Window

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Nick Taylor
·Apr 5, 2022·

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This week's tip is short and sweet.

My friend Chris on Twitter this week asked how do you open a project from a shell without opening another VS Code window.

All you nee to do is add the -r flag to reuse the window, e.g.

code -r ./some-folder

or

code ./some-folder -r

The same goes for individual files.

code -r ./some-file.ext

or

code ./some-file.ext -r

Happy VS Coding!

 
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