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Why do some programs fail to be selected as the default program with which to open select file formats?

I have files I'd like to open with SciTE or Sublime Text 3 (ST3) but when I right-click them and navigate to Open with→Choose default program... it opens up a new window (which I will call the Open ...
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Multi-value replace with sublime text 3

I quite often have to replace a set of text entries into multiple places into a line. I'm looking for quick ways of doing this using Sublime text 3. An example will probably help to explain what I ...
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Open new file without switching tab from Find Results panel

In Sublime Text 3, I can open files from the 'Find Results' panel by double clicking the file path. This opens the file in a new tab. Is it possible to open a new tab for this file, without ...
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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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Sublime Text 3 file name abbreviation in tabs

I often work with text files with very long file names, and consequently the tabs are really really wide and thus inconvenient and ugly. How do I make it so that Sublime 3 doesn't display the whole ...
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Can't find Autoprefixer in sublime

I installed everything per this article: Adding CSS Vendor Prefix Automatically With Sublime Text I press CTRL-SHIFT-P, while am on a .CSS file and typing in "Autoprefixer", but such an extention I ...
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How to make sublime to highlight a specific area of the document in a specific syntax?

Suppose I have a JavaScript document: var mysql; mysql = require('mysql'); mysql.query('SELECT 1'); SELECT 1 part in the above example is MySQL query, but Sublime does not know that and therefore ...
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Clear find results on every new find in Sublime Text

Is there a way to clear results every time I do a new Find in Sublime Text (version 3 for this case)? I dont want to have an history of what was searched before in the Find results tab.
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Where Sublime Text stores its un-saved windows?

I'm using Sublime Text as a notepad and usually I've plenty of un-saved files which usually are re-open after reboot or crash, but I'm afraid to lose them (which happened few times). Where (which ...
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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 - setting SFTP for large remote

I have FTP, which is quite extensive. I've set up a "ignore_regexes": [ "sftp-config.json","/img/" ], where do I set ignoring folder / img / in which I have 400,000 files. They are in the ...
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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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Sublime Text log last updates of plugins

I really would love to know the way of getting the last release notes of my plugins without doing it manually. Is there a way to have the last updates done automatically? With the release notes? ...
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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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Just get list of files while doing 'Find in Files' in sublime text 3

I am doing a Find in Files option in sublime text 3 and just want the list of files. I do not want the the content where the selection is found. I want to just compile a list of files where my ...
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Search in build results window - Sublime Text 3

When the Build Results panel is open, I frequently want to search in it. The only solution I've found so far is to copy all contents, open a new tab, paste contents, then do a find. Is there any way ...
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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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Sublime Text (3) Keymaps Across OS's?

Has anyone solved the problem of different Sublime Text keymappings across operating systems? I use Linux, Windows, and occasionally OS X. And, I have Sublime Text 3 installed on all platforms. ...
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How to create a snippet in Sublime Text 3 on Windows 8.1. Snippets do not trigger

I cannot create a working snippet in ST3 on Windows 8.1. tabTrigger just doesn't print anything. For instance, I want to create a snippet @mixin for .scss files. Here is how I create it. Tools > ...
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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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What does the “no_round” font option in Sublime Text do?

// Valid options are "no_bold", "no_italic", "no_antialias", "gray_antialias", // "subpixel_antialias", "no_round" (OS X only), "gdi" (Windows only) and // "directwrite" (Windows only) ...
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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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Sublime Text 3 package key binding conflict with CTRL-d and CTRL-l

I see lots of questions about finding key binding conflicts in Sublime Text 3, but not how to fix them. I followed the guidance here to copy the package's default key binding file to the package's ...
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How to Reindent square brackets with Sublime Text 3?

I tried to use shortcut to reindent and I have include this code for my Preferences → Key Binding - User [ { "keys": ["f3"], "command": "reindent" , "args": { "single_line": false } } ] ...
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In Sublime, what do the left/right arrow buttons do in the top left of the interface?

I know it sounds like a stupid question, but clicking them does nothing noticeable, and I can't find any info after googling it.
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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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Keyboard shortcut to select the first result of a Regex search in Sublime Text 3

I attempt since 2 days now to config a shortcut to search for regex (regular expression) in the code and only select the first occurrence without automatic replacement. It allow me to navigate easily ...
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Command highlight in shell script (bash) files using Sublime Text?

In gedit, bash commands such as mv, cp, mkdir, etc., are highlighted. In Sublime Text, these commands are not highlighted (an exception I've found gets highlight is time). How can I get Sublime Text ...
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Sublime Text 3 Keeps Trying “Caching Information” in the status bar

I have a sublime text 3. and It keeps me showing "Caching Information" in the status bar, for the line I am editing. It seems it is trying to do something and have not been able to finish. Anybody has ...
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opening Sublime Text (or other text editor) from command line as root on Mac OS

I've modified my /var/root/.profile using nano (this is the only editor which works with root for some reason(. Ridiculous, I know))): export EDITOR="subl -w" alias subl="'/Applications/Sublime ...
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Can't find Sublime Text 3's “Default” folder in <data_path>/Packages/ folder using Windows Explorer?

I have Sublime Text 3(ST3) installed on Windows 7. I click "Preferences > Settings - Default" in ST3's menu. A file named Preferences.sublime-settings opens up in ST3. Fine. In ST3's title bar, it ...
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Sublime Text 3 changes indentation style in same file

Sublime Text 3 will change indentation style to try and use whatever was on the previous line irregardless of the fact that I'm using tabs as the indentation style. This is best demonstrated by an ...
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Force SublimeREPL to use specific version of Ruby

I installed SublimeREPL for use with Ruby. It attempts to run code on Ruby 1.8.7 and I would like it to run on 1.9.3, and later on other versions of Ruby. I'm not sure where it's inheriting 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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Touchpad support for SublimeText 3

I love SublimeText 3, but the only thing stopping me from buying a licence is the lack of decent touch(pad) support. I often work on the road, and some decent swipe/scroll support on touch and ...
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How to decode text file with symbols like \uXXXX?

I have a 10 Mb file containing \uXXXX characters. How can I decode this with Sublime Text? Example:
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How can I use the “find in files” command in sublime text 3?

I want to write a plugin (for my personal use) to copy the current open file's name and search that in the current project and show the result. To see the current commands logged, I have set ...
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Is there a way to view blocks as “code bubbles” in Sublime Text 3?

I am looking for a way to view only a single block of code at a time. Right now, for instance, I have to work on a fairly big Javascript function in a decent-sized file, and I want to isolate just the ...
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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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In Sublime Text 3, how can I have next_view-style tab switching that stays within the active group?

Sublime Text 3 has two modes of switching through tabs, which differ in a couple of ways: prev/next_view, by default ctrl+[ and ctrl+]. Cycles through documents linearly, across all documents and ...
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Sublime Text 3's plugin_host just crashed, and now the interface is messed up. How do I restore it?

I just got an alert from Sublime Text 3 with the following message: plugin_host has exited unexpectedly, plugin functionality won't be available until Sublime Text has been restarted I don't ...
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KEdit/XEDIT show/all equivalent for Sublime?

I've been using Sublime for a while. Lovely editor but there is one feature I am missing. Is there a way to achieve a similar result what I was getting from a KEdit http://www.kedit.com/ (windows) ...
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How to add or edit autocompletions in Sublime text 3?

I am using Sublime text 3 build 3065 to edit HTML and PHP code. The built in HTML tag completions are awesome, just typing p and pressing tab gets you <p></p> with the cursor in the right ...
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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 ...