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TLDR: How can I open a file from the list of recent files without going to the end of the list to get to the prompt for file number?

In order to open recent files, I do :bro ol and then when I see the file that I want to open, I have to press Space to get to the bottom of the list and to see the prompt for entering the file number. I was wondering if there is a faster way; possibly being able to get the prompt for file number on the first page of recent files, rather than pressing space until I get to the end of the page.

bonus question:

What does :ol do? Does it just list the recent files and a file cannot be opened from the list?

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