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Run a text editor in the middle of a UNIX pipeline. More information:

  • Edit the output of command1 before piping it into command2:

{{command1}} | vipe | {{command2}}

  • Buffer the output of command1 in a temporary file with the specified file extension in order to aid syntax highlighting:

{{command1}} | vipe --suffix {{json}} | {{command2}}

  • Use the specified text editor:

{{command1}} | EDITOR={{vim}} vipe | {{command2}}