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How to get out of terminal when you do git log -p

I am on mac and I did git log -p but now it keep showing me a list when I do enter, how can I exit out of it? Is it not vi editor?

2 Answers

Sean T. Unwin
Sean T. Unwin
28,690 Points

q for quit.

You should notice a colon where your cursor is flashing. In this regard it is a bit like vi(m).

You will also notice that you can scroll up and down with the arrow keys or page up/page down for larger blocks.

Grigorij Schleifer
Grigorij Schleifer
10,365 Points

Hey ammarkhan, have you tried ctrl c or press q?