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SteinarvDesign

Open .npmrc file in visual studio code

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In a Vim editor  I can open the .npmrc file with this command:

myproject $ vim ~/.npmrc   <ENTER>

 

How do I do this in Visual Studio Code ?

1) myproject $ vscode ~/.mpmrc <ENTER> or . . .

 

2) myproject $ npm set editor code

    myproject $ npm config edit

 

 

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I also never use commands to open files. I open them manually.

'myproject > npm set editor code' followed by

'myproject > npm config edit' did NOT work for me.

 

1) There is a npmrc file in C:\Users\SteinarV\AppData\Roaming\npm\node_modules\npm\npmrc.

Maybe I can open that file manually, and paste in these lines:

'//npm.greensock.com/:_authToken=<my auth token>
@gsap:registry=https://npm.greensock.com'

But I can NOT open this npmrc file with the 'Visual Studio Code' editor.

 

2) Or maybe I can create a .npmrc file manually in my project root folder, and paste in the above lines ?

 

3) Then the first time that I install GSAP to a project I need to install via: npm install gsap@npm:@gsap/shockingly

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6 hours ago, SteinarvDesign said:

But I can NOT open this npmrc file with the 'Visual Studio Code' editor.

 

I'm on Windows too, but I've never had that problem. When I installed VS Code, I set the option to add it context menu so I can right click on a file to open it.

 

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But I rarely do that. I usually just create and edit the file within my project folder...

 

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If you still can't get it working, you should probably direct your problem to the VS Code team as they would be more knowledgeable on the subject.

 

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GSAP with html, css, js, CDN files and a 'scripts' folder for the bonus plugins is the best solution so far.

 

A project with a bundler - Webpack or Parcel - is more problematic because of the large number of dependencies the bundler relies on. Creating a .npmrc file within my project folder and installing via: 'npm install gsap@npm:@gsap/shockingly' is working, but
several security vulnerabilities not related to GSAP is a problem.

 

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