How to set atom as default text editor for git


#1

hi, i can’t set up atom like my text editor with git


#2

What are you having difficulty with? I’m not familiar with this process. Do you have documentation or examples of others who have configured Atom as the default editor for git? Does being the default editor for git require that the editor have difftool functionality?


#3

i’m asking about that too !!!


#4

Have you tried these instructions already?

https://help.github.com/articles/associating-text-editors-with-git/

If you’re on Windows, there are improvements to this available only in 1.25 beta (/cc https://github.com/atom/atom/pull/16497, though there’s a related bug that will be available in a future release /cc https://github.com/atom/atom/issues/16740).