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I can create multiple windows by splitting the main window into multiple rows and columns. While ctr+0 moves the focus to the file explorer and ctr+2 moves to the second window, I can't get ctrl+1 to move the cursor to the first (original) group.

Any help?

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You should check some preferences.

First of all, check your system preferences to make sure, ctrl+1 is not caught by some system event - that was the case for me when I checked it.

  • Open System Preferences
  • Choose Keyboard
  • Choose Shortcuts (the second tab)
  • On the left select box choose Mission Control
  • Check in the right box, if it is selected as keyboard shortcut for desktop 1 fir instance.
  • If yes, uncheck this and try again
  • If not, you may search through the other shortcuts in application shortcuts, too

I guess you have only one desktop / space and I also guess that you have as many shortcuts listed as you have desktops - 3 in my case. That's probably why ctrl+2 works.

If you still have trouble, check the Sublime Preferences and especially your user preferences. Easiest way to do this is open a terminal and type

cd ~/Library/Application\ Support/Sublime\ Text\ 2/Packages/
grep -ri 'ctrl+1' .

If you find something more than those 3 lines in Default (one for each os) containing

{ "keys": ["ctrl+1"], "command": "focus_group", "args": { "group": 0 } }

You have probably overridden this shortcut with something else. You may think of changing this in the corresponding file, or resetting it to the above mentioned command in your

User/Default (OSX).sublime-keymap

by adding the line above to it (be careful with the commas - the file must be valid json).

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