BitBar

Bitbar is a great program for putting custom icons in the macOS menubar. Check out my tutorial on BitBar.

Current Files Plugin

Current Files Plugin

This plugin allows you to quickly edit commonly edited files using a selected editor. This plugin works with the BitBar Alfred workflow, but is usable by itself. This plugin requires three files in your home directory:

A list of all files that you want to appear in the menu. One file per line with it’s complete path. You can use ~ for the home directory, but it has to be the first character in the line.

This is a list of editors that you want to use with the plugin. It will be shown in the editor list. The format is {Name displayed}|{command or path to the executable}. The only editors that currently have a command setup is sublime, emacs, and vim. You will need to change the plugin for the executable paths of these editors.

This is the current editor being used by the plugin. It will contain either sublime, emacs, vim, or the path to the program.

I describe this plugin in detail in my tutorial on Bitbar. The tutorial has a download for the Alfred BitBar workflow as well.