How do I open a file using only keyboard in Sublime Text 2/3?
Looking for equivalent of
<Esc>:e /path/to/file from Vim.
I recently wrote a plugin, iOpener, that will open files from path using completion, directory listings and history. It also sensibly opens folders by adding the into the side bar of a new window.
I tried to emulate the functionality of emacs were possible.
(I know this question is for ST2. I could always back-port the code if there were enough demand. Though I suspect most people use ST3 now.)
Sublime Files Sublime Text 2 plugin for keyboard driven file navigation. It is more less like Emacs file opening interface
Take a look at Sublime-File-Navigator plugin it is more VIM-ish
On OS X, Press Cmd-O to open the file browser.
Then, Cmd-Shift-G allows you to enter the name of the folder to go to.
Finally, just type the file name (or a unique prefix) to select the file you want. You can also navigate using the arrow keys.
Plugin for opening files by name
The following plugin allows you to type a file name and have it opened in Sublime Text 2. It should work on any OS.
This allows you to encode a position in that file in the file name:
Selecting a file:
For information how plugins work and how you can integrate this in the UI, see this answer.