gh pr view

View a pull request

Synopsis

Display the title, body, and other information about a pull request.

Without an argument, the pull request that belongs to the current branch is displayed.

With ‘–web’, open the pull request in a web browser instead.

gh pr view [<number> | <url> | <branch>] [flags]

Options

  -w, --web   Open a pull request in the browser

Options inherited from parent commands

      --help              Show help for command
  -R, --repo OWNER/REPO   Select another repository using the OWNER/REPO format

Examples in use

In terminal

By default, we will display items in the terminal.

# Viewing a pull request in terminal
~/Projects/my-project$ gh pr view 21
Pull request title
opened by user. 0 comments. (label)

  Pull request body

View this pull request on GitHub: https://github.com/owner/repo/pull/21
~/Projects/my-project$

In the browser

Quickly open an item in the browser using --web or -w

# Viewing a pull request in the browser
~/Projects/my-project$ gh pr view 21 --web
Opening https://github.com/owner/repo/pull/21 in your browser.
~/Projects/my-project$

With no arguments

We will display the pull request of the branch you're currently on.

# Viewing the pull request of the branch you're on
~/Projects/my-project$ gh pr view
Pull request title
opened by user. 0 comments. (label)

  Pull request body

View this pull request on GitHub: https://github.com/owner/repo/pull/21
~/Projects/my-project$