Consider a command "foo" and a file name "bar".
In midnight commander one can:
How to do the same (or a similar) workflow in vifm?
As far as I know mc doesn't provide real prompt, just similar one. And seventh step might need a correction, any key seems to restore normal mc UI.
A way of doing this in vifm is:
As for the Ctrl-O-like shortcut, it's easy to add, although this particular key is already taken by history movement. There is an old TODO item related to this:
Maybe we should add a command to view screen ?
So it was considered, but there were no actual requests for it to be added and adding something unused isn't the best strategy. Let me know if you need such a shortcut.