Exterm arose from the need to open the terminal and navigate through directories until finding the one I'm working on. It's a slow and tedious process, so I created Exterm to streamline this.
Exterm adds an item to the explorer/context menu of VS Code. When right-clicking on a directory, it opens the terminal directly in that directory.
To install Exterm, you need to have VS Code installed and follow the steps below:
By default, Exterm uses the terminal wezterm, but you can choose from the supported terminals below:
To make Exterm open your preferred terminal, you need to configure it in the VS Code settings file. Follow the steps below:
How to Use
To use Exterm, open the explorer/context menu of VS Code, right-click on a directory, and click on "Open in terminal," as shown in the image below:
If you wish to contribute to Exterm, you can open an issue or a pull request. All help is welcome.