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Tags: python command-line tools terminal github.com
Clipped on: 2019-02-07

The terminal command palette
Branch: master
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Image (Asset 2/2) alt=Features:

  • A UI selector that lets you easily select the desired command if more than one command is matched.
  • Fuzzy matching (through commands and their descriptions).
  • Command template: You can bookmark commands with place-holders and place the cursor at those place-holders using a keyboard shortcut.
  • Portability across supported shells: you can use bookmarked commands in both Bash and Zshell.


  • Ctrl-space: search for commands that match the current written string in the command-line.
  • Ctrl-k (or marker mark): Bookmark a command.
  • Ctrl-t: place the cursor at the next placeholder, identified by '{{anything}}'
  • marker remove: remove a bookmark

You can customize key binding using environment variables, respectively with MARKER_KEY_GET, MARKER_KEY_MARK and MARKER_KEY_NEXT_PLACEHOLDER.


  • python (2.7+ or 3.0+)
  • Bash-4.3+ or Zshell.
  • Linux Or OSX

#####Note: In OSX, it seems like Bash 3.x is the default shell which is not supported. you have to update your Bash to 4.3+ or change your shell to zshell in order to use Marker.


git clone --depth=1 https://github.com/pindexis/marker ~/.marker && ~/.marker/install.py