Open Windows Explorer to the current working directory from Cygwin

You’re sweating away deep in the bowels of some framework when suddenly you realize: “Wow, I actually kind of need to use Windows Explorer here.”

Thus begins a frantic thirty seconds of double clicking through layers of folders.

Rob has an awesome little bash shell script that will open Windows Explorer to whatever directory in which you happen to be.

I’ve named it “explore”. So now if I need to pop a gui while thirty levels deep in an app, I just issue a simple $ explore command.

5 thoughts on “Open Windows Explorer to the current working directory from Cygwin

  1. What’s wrong with just typing “explorer .” while in cmd prompt? it will do exactly the same

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