Can't open my README.md in my text editor


#1

Hi there, I’m pretty new to all this and am running into some trouble pretty early on. I’m on the Git basics section of the course and am unable to open a file in my text editor.

Here is the prompt: Open README.md in your text editor of choice and add the text “This is (YourUsername)’s first git project!” and then save the file.

When I go to open the file in my Visual Studio Code the two files I created (README.md and hello_world.txt) files are not clickable, meaning they are greyed out. I’m assuming this may have something to do with the file size being zero bytes, but I’m not totally sure.


#2

maybe you can use vi editor to open it.
run commnad

vi hello_world.txt


#3

Thanks for the tip! I was able to figure it out though. It seemed I had to move back a couple of directories and start it from there. Appreciate the help.