autoview

Print the content of the pipeline as a table or list. It is the implied or default viewer when none is provided.

When reading a single value, a table or a list, autoview will attempt to view it. When reading a string that originally comes from a source file it will attempt to use textview. When reading a binary file it will attempt to display its content as hexadecimal numbers and the corresponding characters.

-h, --help Display help message.

Examples

In all following examples autoview can be removed with no change in the output. The use of autoview at the end of the pipeline is implied when no viewer is explicitly used.

> which nu | get path | autoview
/home/me/.cargo/bin/nu
> ls | autoview
────┬────────────────────┬──────┬─────────┬──────────────
 #  │ name               │ type │ size    │ modified
────┼────────────────────┼──────┼─────────┼──────────────
  0 │ README.md          │ File │   932 B │ 19 hours ago
  1 │ alias.md           │ File │  2.0 KB │ 19 hours ago
  2 │ append.md          │ File │  1.4 KB │ 19 hours ago
   ...
 82 │ wrap.md            │ File │  1.8 KB │ 19 hours ago
────┴────────────────────┴──────┴─────────┴──────────────
> echo "# Hi" "## Section" "Some text" | save file.md
> open file.md | autoview
# Hi
## Section
Some text

autoview will use textview to colorize the text based on the file format. The style used by textview can be configured in config.toml.

> open --raw $(which nu | get path) | autoview
...
126d1c0:   64 31 66 37  62 30 31 63  36 2e 31 31  38 2e 6c 6c   d1f7b01c6.118.ll
126d1d0:   76 6d 2e 34  34 38 37 35  37 31 32 34  39 35 33 39   vm.4487571249539
126d1e0:   34 34 30 34  30 39 00 61  6e 6f 6e 2e  30 30 61 63   440409.anon.00ac
126d1f0:   37 32 65 36  37 66 32 31  39 34 62 32  32 61 61 63   72e67f2194b22aac
126d200:   62 35 39 37  33 36 30 62  64 31 39 38  2e 31 36 2e   b597360bd198.16.
...