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How to find java packages to import with Sublime Text 3?

In Java IDE's there is usually a feature that suggests/auto-completes imports, however with sublime text, I end up searching for packages to import I'm wondering whether there is an internal feature ...
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How do I tell which sublime plugin(s) are resource hogs?

Just what the title says, the rest is detail :) Relatively often my ST3 instance hangs for a couple of seconds (or just now, which prompted this post, it hung indefinitely and I had to kill the ...
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Autoprefixer does not work on Sublime

I following this link to add AutoPrefixer plugin to my sublimeText. Once I press 'Cmd + Shift + P', AutoPrefix CSS is one option of the menu. However, when I choose it nothing happens. I have a ...
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Sublime Text 3 vertical paste on large number of lines

This is a follow-up question for this answer. While working with vertical selection/pasting this answere works only for the destination pasting area should be selected with Command+Shift+L+for same ...
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Git gui blame from Sublime Text 3

I have tried many things, but none of them worked. Expected result: I type a shortkey, and git gui blame opens the current file at the line the pointer is on. I work on Windows 7, with Sublime 3 ...
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Add space before braces for functions and if/else's in Sublime text

id like to change Sublimes default behavior toleave an empy space before a brace in Javascript. I'm used to just typing func.. And sublime creates a function block for me. How can I make it so there ...
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Sublime snippet in many places with different placeholders

In my scaffolding snippet I'd like to be able to remove two chunks of optional code, with a single button press. However my attempts were unsuccessful. <snippet> ...
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Sublime only show the directory

In sublime when you have multiple files with the same name open, it shows you which on is which by showing the path to the file by showing part of the path is the tab title. When I open files with ...
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Change middle mouse button in Sublime Text

On Sublime Text running on Windows the Middle Mouse button acts as select range, on Linux its Shift+Right click. How can I set the middle mouse button to be select range on Linux? Specifically ...
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Is it possible to set a project-specific font in Sublime (2)?

Is it possible to set a project-specific font in Sublime (2)? I just naively tried adding this to the config it give you under Project > Edit Project: { "font_face": "monospace" } (Which was ...
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How to follow a file 'link' from Search Results without the mouse in Sublime Text?

if I do a search in Sublime, I get a buffer with search results. The results has "annotations" that are clickable: if I double-click a search hit, I'm taken to its location. How to follow such an ...
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Sidebar subfolder: Sort by alphabet by not by capitalisation

It's every time confuse me that in sublime-text at sidebar subfolders sort like: Folder5 Folder8 folder1 folder7 How to force sublime-text to ignore letters case and sort subfolders like this: ...
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Editing files with Sublime Text 3 slow over SSHFS

This post was originally posted on StackOverflow, where users recommended reposting here. I'm currently mounting remote server directories as local folders under OS X 10.10.3 and OSXFUSE + SSHFS. ...
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How to change syntax for a specific folder in Sublime Text 3

I write JS projects in ES5 and ES6. I installed Babel-Sublime for highlighting Babel supported code. Now, I open a .js file written in ES6, goto "View -> syntax -> Open all with current extension as : ...
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Sublime: change default syntax on a per-project basis

I know you can change the default syntax associations globally with the "Open all with current extension as..." button in Sublime Text 3. Can I make this change on a per-project basis?
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SublimeText XML completions file

I apparently can't get autocompletion to work in my XML files. Here is my xml.sublime-completions file, which I added to the User folder: { "scope": "text.xml", "completions": [ { ...
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SublimeText3 double-backslash in snippet

I'm using SublimeText3 with LaTeXTools for my LaTeX work and want it to insert a double-backslash+newline when I hit ctrl+enter. Like this: asdf\\ foobar I tried inserting the following into ...
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How to search Sublime Text changelog?

I opened the Sublime Text changelog (Help / Changelog). How do I search it now? I think it's bizarre Sublime Text opens the changelog in a new window, rather than the text editor.
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Sublime User Keybindings Error

I am running sublime text 3 on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I added the following line to the user key bindings: { "keys": ["ctrl+alt+shift+s"], "command": "save_all" } Following this forum: Sublime Save All ...
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Sublime text colorize Build System output

Sublime Text docs provide optional syntax argument to colorize build system output. As far as I know you usually need 2 files to do syntax highlight in Sublime: .tmLanguage (which I can provide to the ...
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ST3: New Build Systems / SideBarEnhancement: Keyboard shortcut that opens files to different browsers via localhost

Using Sublime Text 3 on a mac. I'm currently learning d3.js and would like to be able to preview source codes on different browsers via the localhost, preferably, without using 3rd party browser ...
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Sublime Text 3: How to enable autocomplete with Tab and Enter / Return

When I first select a choice with the Tab key from the list of choices, the autocomplete choice is not committed, when I come back and try again, it works. Why does it work the second time and fail ...
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Determine which plugin is overriding key bindings

I'm using Sublime Text 3 on Windows 7. In Key Bindings - default: { "keys": ["f9"], "command": "sort_lines", "args": {"case_sensitive": false} }, { "keys": ["ctrl+f9"], "command": "sort_lines", ...
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Is there a way to convert indentation to tabs whenever a document is pasted into sublime text?

most documentations (of codes) are indented with space on the web these days (due to html formatting). It's a bit inconvenient to repeatedly use convert indentation to tabs command in sublime text. I ...
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How to stop Alt+Shift+1 closing the current app?

Whenever I press Alt+Shift+1, it seems to close the currently focused application window. I don't want this behavior, especially since they are used for application-level hotkeys (Sublime Text 2/3). ...
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Autocomplete method definitions with parameters

In Sublime Text, typing out a method name will prompt the autocomplete box to show all matching words in a file, and the All Autocomplete package will extend that to all matching words in any open ...
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PHP syntax in Sublime Text very slow

My Sublime Text 3's PHP syntax highlighting causes the editor to become extremely slow. And it's proportional to the amount of code in the current file. It's only with PHP. As soon as I switch to ...
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Sublime Text 3: Prevent having same file in multiple windows

I use Sublime Text to edit files simultaneously on two monitors, by using two separate Sublime windows (by tearing away a tab). But if I have file A open in Sublime, then I tear away that tab, I can ...
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plugin_host has exited unexpectedly in Sublime Text 3

I keep getting this while loading Sublime Text 3: I didn't install any package lately. Now I can not type use shift and ctl and more ... What have I tried : Even if after restart Sublime - ...
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Customize “wrap” characters in Sublime Text

In Sublime Text, highlighting any text and pressing any of the following symbols: ' " ( { [ will cause the entire highlighted section(s) to be surrounded by the key you pressed (or its matching ...
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Sublime Text - Find next - go back to beggining of file like Chrome does

In Google Chrome, when you search for a string and you keep pressing the "down arrow", if you are at the last string found, and you click again the down arrow, if goes back to the first string found ...
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Does notepad++ have the quick scroll pane that Sublime Text have? [duplicate]

Sublime Text (Download) has the following feature that I use it all the time: I would like to know if notepad++ (Download) have this feature. I call this feature 'Quick Scroll Pane' as I do not ...
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When creating multiple new lines, Sublime only leaves indented the final the line I end up on, and not those above it

In Sublime, when you hit return, it auto-indents the new line, according to syntax. However, if I hit return more than once, going multiple lines down, the previous lines do not remain indented. They ...
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Custom font in Sublime Text 2 without installing it

In Sublime Text 2, is it possible to use other fonts than those which are installed on the system? If yes, how can I achieve this? I am working on a Windows 7 machine without admin privileges and am ...
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Can I use a sequential key binding like Ctrl-x Ctrl-s in Sublime Text?

I'm trying out Sublime Text. I've been an Emacs (in Evil mode) user for several years. As a result I have Ctrl-x Ctrl-s for save deeply embedded in my muscle memory (so deeply embedded that I ...
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Switch between having the cursor at the beginning or the end of a selection?

When you start selecting a text, you hold shift and move your cursor forward and the cursor always stays ahead of the selection. Unless you had begun by moving the cursor backwards, then the cursor ...
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Find UTF8 characters with RegEx

I have many files (xml, css, js, html) and would like to see everyone who has "UTF-8" characters, because some files are in ANSI and others in UTF-8 without BOM. I tried several "RegEx" to the ...
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How to copy file name, no path, in Sublime Text 3?

As a followup to this question: How to set shortcut for `Copy file path` in sublime text 3 The only way I can figure to copy the name of a file (no path), is by right-clicking on it in the sidebar ...
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Sublime text plugin usage without Admin right

I want to install sublime text 3 plugins at my workplace. I have asked my administrator to install some of the plugins but the plugin installation is local to the user. He installed plugins from his ...
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How do I see what the current “scope” is in SublimeText?

I'm trying to define some snippets for editing Markdown, but I can't get them to trigger. I have tried using source.markdown, text.markdown and markdown as the scope, but none of them work. If I ...
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Notepad++/other editors: How to view same file in multiple columns with auto scrolling?

Is there any editor that allows me to have two columns, where the second column picks up after the last line of the first column? I don't mean cloning like in Notepad++ where I have two open copies of ...
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Files don't open when I double click them. They will if I right click and select open

I changed my dot files to open with Sublime Text 3 instead of Text Edit. It sort of worked. I have to right click on them and choose open. They will not open by double clicking. Sublime still ...
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Sublime Text 3: Are disabled (ignored) packages loaded into memory?

Sublime Text 3 on my OS X 10.9 suffers from significant typing lag. Before I start start removing installed packages, I would like to ask if disabling a package (adding it to the ignored_packages ...
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Sublime Text 2/3: Arrow key navigation

In Textpad, when you press the down arrow key in a line, insert some text, and then press down again, you will stay in the same position that you were at before you inserted text. Sublime Text ...
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How to uninstall/remove Package Control from Sublime Text 3?

Searching for uninstall package control on Google, only results showing how to install packages with Package Control, or remove them, but not removing Package Control itself. How can I remove Package ...
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How do you move the cursor(s) to the next occurence of a character in Sublime Text?

Let's say we have a file containing this: name, job, age Mark, Specialist, 24 Bob Guy, Manager, 43 Susan Third, Data Generation, 30 What I want to do is navigate around the fields. Move to the next ...
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Viewing Only One Folder At A Time In Code Editor

I use FL Studio for music production, and one of the best features that it has is the ability to "View Only One Folder Content At A Time", such that if I expand a folder in the integrated file ...
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How can I get Sublime Text to show package keybindings in the code window?

Please look at the example image below: It looks like typing the package name is popping up a list of shortcuts. Can anyone tell me how to set this up? The image is from sublime-jekyll and I ...
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In Sublime 3 how can I prevent Sublime from stripping comments from my user preference file?

Each time I reopen the user preferences in Sublime 3 the comments which I carefully positioned before are lost. How can I prevent this behavior and make sure to leave my comments in, such that I ...
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How to make sublime text editor highlight left bar area on active code block

Sometimes I feal lost while coding on sublime text editor as it doesn't highlight the left bar as others ides/text editors do what I am talking about is the light violet color on line numbers as in ...