I suppose I could use mkdir / touch but I'm not sure if these would go in the current directory as viewed in ranger.

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To create a directory in ranger, just type

:mkdir exampledir

or,

:touch examplefile

You can use :touch somefile, but I prefer it mapped to a key.

:map c console touch  (note the extra space at the end)

Place this at the bottom of your ~/.config/ranger/rc.conf minus the leading :

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