So, I wrote a couple of AppleScripts and connected them to keyboard shortcuts to make my life easier. The first opens a terminal window with the working directory set to the current folder in Finder. The second opens the selected files in MacVim - this is particularly useful for html files.
To set this up, open
Automator and choose the
Then search for
Run AppleScript in
Type in your code and choose the appropriate settings for where the script should run and what inputs it should receive. For the terminal script it should be: Service receives
no input in
any application. For the Vim script it should be: Service receives
files or folders in
Save your service. Now open
System Preferences head to
Shortcuts in the segmented control at the top. Choose
Services in the left hend list, then scroll to your newly created script.
Check the box and assign it a keyboard shortcut.
The script to open a new Terminal window in the current Finder location is:
The script to open selected files in MacVim is: