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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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Show table of contents in side bar of sublime text 3? [on hold]

I am currently writing a thesis with Sublime Text 3 and the LatexTools plugin (OS X 10.10.1). I wonder if it is possible to show table of contents in the side bar by installing some other plugins?
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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 ...
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In Sublime Text 3, how to use the search/replace “flags”?

In Sublime Text 3 (on Windows), I'm trying to replace text. The respective panel (see screenshot, highlighted parts, too) allows one to turn on or off several search/replace flags. I am trying to ...
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Any API function to save the current view to a certain place?

I am trying to implement a sublime plugin to save the current file to git-hub folder once it is completed. Because of the Salesforce settings they have to be two projects at two different places. My ...
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Outline view in Sublime Text 3

I've been advised to use SublimeText and I'm giving it a try. When I take notes in a text file, I would like to structure it with a few levels of headers (in LaTeX, that would be sections and ...
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Sublime-text command as keybinding

I want to add a keybinding for Reindent(Edit>Line>Reindent). I have tried adding "keys": ["ctrl+shift+i"], "command": "reindent" But this does nothing even after restarting sublime Other answers ...
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Working with HTML tag completion in Sublime Text

What are good secrets for improving and using HTML tag completion in Sublime? Personally, I'm looking for a way to keep the default functionality (if I type <a ...>Link text</, the closing a ...
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Can't start Sublime Text with gksu

Sublime Text 3 is my primary text editor. I run it as a regular user, but once in a while I need to start is as root to edit some system files. I am used to having edit as root in my context menu on ...
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Sublime Text 3 rectangular tabs (title bar)

This sublime theme looks so great. The thing is that only the color of text is changed when I install it. What should I do to get that rectangular tabs (title bar) in my sublime? It's operating ...
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Sublime Text 3 close unexpectedly

I downloaded and installed the Deb package of Sublime Text 3 for Ubuntu. When I try to run Sublime, it closes unexpectedly after approximately 10 minutes. Since that, I have removed all the packages ...
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Highlight other occurrences of selection regardless of word boundaries

I have match_selection turned on, so when I select a word or double-click on it, Sublime Text 3 will highlight all occurrences of it for me. How do I get this behavior for when I select part of a ...
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How can I make Sublime Text reload the file being edited?

How can I make Sublime Text (3) re-load the file currently being edited, to take into account changes having been made externally?
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Sublime Text HTML Block Comment Containing Comments

Is there a plugin to help with HTML commenting a block of code that may already contain other comments? <div class="wrapper"> <div class="container"></div> <!-- /.container ...
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Uninstall Sublime Text 2

I'm upgrading from Sublime Text 2 to Sublime Text 3 on my Windows 7 PC. Add/Remove Programs does not have any entries for Sublime Text. How do I remove Sublime Text 2 completely, including removing ...
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How to stop sublime text from adding a new extra line at the end?

I'm on OS X and using Sublime Text 3 and it's adding a newline at the end of document after I press CMD+S, which I don't want. I have already added below line in Sublime Text user settings: ...
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Change default program without changing file icon

How can I change the default program for a file without change it's icon? I want some of my files (.css, .js, .cshtml, ...) to be opened with Sublime Text. but I want them to have their original icon ...
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sublime text 3 on mac os not keeping project open

I'm using sublime text 3 on mac. Whenever I've had a project or folder open and closed the window (not quit the app) it would remember where i last left off, and open my last window. I noticed now ...
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How to add 'Open With' to folders in Windows Explorer

Sublime text allows you to open folders as projects. I'd like to be able to do this from the Windows Explorer, but there is no Open With menu item for folders. How can I add that option?
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Change the color of the cursor in Sublime Text

I'm using Sublime Text the dark theme. The problem is that my cursor is also black and I can't see where it is with my background being black. How can I change my cursor color without change any color ...
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sublime text: hide view group without closing it

I open multiple groups in sublime and then want to temporarily hide some of them, in order to maximize the screen space of the others. But I don't want to close the group, because I still want to use ...
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Can I synchronize Sublime Text?

I would like to synchronize my entire Sublime Text 3 between my desktop and laptop. I use Ubuntu on both machine. I think if I just sync the entire /home/<username>/.config/sublime-text-3 ...
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Sublime Text 3 with STATA (Enhanced) - opens new instance of STATA for every command

I'm a completely new sublime text user. I'm trying to make the STATA (Enhanced) plugin work, for Sublime Text 3. I'm on a W7 machine. The problem is, I've installed the plugin and edited the "STATA ...
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Can I stop Sublime Text from messing with my input?

When I type in sublime text, it adds/eats parenthesis, quotes, etc. I spend as much time deleting the extra characters the editor adds in as it saves by adding them. In fact, I think it's a net ...
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Sublime Text 3: How to jump to the parent/enclosing function?

Is there a quick keyboard shortcut or Command Palette function to quickly jump to the parent/enclosing function? So if the cursor is in a function, then I want to quickly jump to the first line of ...
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Sublimetext 3 Vintage - Insert multiple lines with Open command

With open command you can insert a new line above or below the current line. Is there a way to insert multiple lines? I've tried 2o 3O 2\o 2\o but it doesn't work.
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Autoclose HTML tags in Sublime

If I hit Tab or Enter at <div, it autocloses: <div>|<\div>. | represents the cursor. However, when I type <div cla and hit those keys, Sublime turns it into <div class="|">. ...
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ST3: Annoying file changed reload popups

I use sublime text for my editors. I love it for everything else but 1 thing which is so annoying according to me. Whenever I change my branch, it brings up a pop up saying that file has changed and ...
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Select text with CTRL+SHIFT+M plus one or more line of code in Sublime Text

This is the sample code: Class foo { function one() { // lines of code } function two() { // lines of code } } I know that hitting CTRL+SHIFT+M inside the curly braces of ...
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Sublime text auto semicolon

Is it possible to automatic add semicolon in sublime? // 1 Route::get(| // 2 Route::get(|); After closing bracket insert ; at the end of line?
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Sublime Text unaligned elemets in bottom pannel

I'm using padding properties for code view formatting to add air between lines: "line_padding_bottom": 6, "line_padding_top": 6, but in search panel (and other bottom tool panels) icons is ...
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Increase textarea padding in Sublime Text

Is there a way to increase the spacing between the title bar and the textarea in Sublime Text? As you can see, the first line of code is too far up. The following worked, but I'd like know if ...
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How to make CTRL+D binding NOT deselect the current word when Find/Replace is open in ST3?

I often highlight a word in ST3 and press CTRL+D to select all the next instances. However, if the Find/Replace pane is opened, and then I select a word and press CTRL+D, it selects the following ...
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Sublime Text: Do not save readonly files on focus lost

Some files may be readonly, and I become annoying modal windows after losing focus. Is it possible to disable the "save_on_focus_lost" option only for readonly files?
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How to execute key combination (^,, f) in sublime REPL?

I installed sublime REPL where the key map for evaluation file content in REPL is "^,,f". How can I use keyboard for clicking the key sequence? I tried ',',',', and 'f' while pushing control key, ...
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Sublime Text 3 - Detect syntax based on file header

How would I get Sublime Text 3 to recognize file type (i.e. set syntax and build system) based on a files header? For example: If the first line of a file was <!DOCTYPE html>, it would be ...
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Reposition the search box?

I'm using Sublime Text 3 on OSX. Is there a way to reposition the search box so it's not at the bottom of the window? Is it possible to have it floating, or move it to the top of the window instead? ...
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Sublime Text 3 - Quick Add/Find Match behavior

Suppose I'm working with a file In Sublime Text 3 that contains multiple occurrences of a single character variable, c, which I want to rename to another name. When I select one instance of that ...
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Is it possible to get Sublime Text's “Goto symbol” behavior on pressing Ctrl + R in Vim?

In Sublime Text, when I have a file open and press Ctrl + R, I get a type-ahead window with fuzzy matching on all function and class definitions in the file, making it possible for me to type some of ...
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Expand selection to next word Sublime Text 3 plugin

In Sublime Text, I know Command + D selects the current word and the next occurrence of it when you press the shortcut again. What I'm searching for is a Sublime Text 3 plugin that assigns the ...