2. Command line options

There are several useful command line options:


skip root check


display the current version


open a new window

-p filename

open a project


display this help screen

Many programs like browsers, email clients and file managers can be configured to open files in Bluefish. For example, bluefish '%s' will open a file in the current window, bluefish -n '%s' will open a file in a new window, and bluefish -p '%s' will open a project file.