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Opening Files from Command Line

You can open an arbitrary file, folder, or project for editing in RubyMine from the command line.

  • In the command line, run the following command:
    <RubyMine> path [--line <number>]

The command options are as follows:

Option Description
<RubyMine>

The platform-specific RubyMine launcher.

On macOS and Linux, it is recommended to use the command line launcher created during the RubyMine installation, or create one manually by selecting Tools | Create Command-line Launcher on the RubyMine main menu. Refer to Working with RubyMine Features from Command Line for details.

On Windows, it is recommended to add the path to the RubyMine executable to the Path environment variable.

path

The path to the file or the folder to be opened.

  • If the file or folder belongs to an existing project, this project will be opened.
  • If the file does not belong to any project, a temporary project for this file will be created automatically.
  • If the folder does not belong to any project, a new project will be created inside this folder.
--line <number> (optional) The line number, on which the caret should rest after opening the file.

Examples

Syntax
rubymine.exe path --line <number>
Example
rubymine.exe C:\MyProject\scripts\numbers.js --line 3
Syntax
rubymine path --line <number>
Example
rubymine ~/MyProject/scripts/numbers.js --line 3
Last modified: 30 May 2018