Configuration management.

Syntax: config {flags}


--load <file path shape>
  load the config from the path give

--set <any shape>
  set a value in the config, eg) --set [key value]

--set_into <member shape>
  sets a variable from values in the pipeline

--get <any shape>
  get a value from the config

--remove <any shape>
  remove a value from the config

  clear the config

  return the path to the config file


Variable Type Description
path table of strings PATH to use to find binaries
env row the environment variables to pass to external commands
ctrlc_exit boolean whether or not to exit Nu after multiple ctrl-c presses
table_mode “light” or other enable lightweight or normal tables
edit_mode “vi” or “emacs” changes line editing to “vi” or “emacs” mode
key_timeout integer (milliseconds) vi: the delay to wait for a longer key sequence after ESC
completion_mode “circular” or “list” changes completion type to “circular” (default) or “list” mode


> config --set [table_mode "light"]

A more detailed description on how to use this command to configure Nu shell can be found in the configuration chapter of Nu Book.