xed [command...]

Xcode text editor invocation tool

Arguments

NameDescription
commandA list of file paths. If no files are passed, then standard input will be read and piped into a new untitled document

Options

NameDescription
--launch,-xLaunches Xcode, opening a new empty unsaved file
--create,-cCreates any non-existent files in the file list. If used without --launch, standard input will be read and piped to the last file created
--wait,-wWait for the files to be closed before exiting. xed will idle and will only terminate when all files are closed
--line,-l <command>Selects the given line in the last file opened
--background,-bOpens Xcode without activating it; the process that invoked xed remains in front
--help,-hShow help for xed
--version,-vPrints the version number of xed