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How can I disable spell checking for a block of text in TextMate?

When I am editing a plain text document and making notes in it, TextMate will put red lines under parts of it which should not be spell checked: How can I disable spell checking for a block of ...
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Can I prevent textmate from auto adding semicolons after colons?

Is there a way to prevent textmate from auto-typing a ; after every : when editing CSS? I still want it to auto add closing brackets and curly braces. Just not semi-colons. I've seen the option in ...
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Is it possible to lose the TextMate Markdown Preview header?

Is it possible to remove the header in TextMate's Markdown Preview mode, or make it smaller? It takes quite a bit of screen space.
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Textmate: regular expression to replace matches preserving case?

How can I use a single search / replace to replace all words town with village preserving the case of the first letter in this sentence: Towns are small cities. I live in a town.
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Vim: FuzzyFinder versus CommandT plugin? [closed]

I've been searching for a "fuzzyfinder" plugin like the "Go to file" option on textmate. I have found two plugins that seems to mimic this function: FuzzyFinder Command-T Does anybody have any ...
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How do I use “cin” and “cout” in C++ with TextMate?

I am new to both C++ and TextMate, and I'm running into a problem. When I run my extremely basic "programs" in TextMate using C++, it completely ignores the statement "cout >>" and just either ignores ...
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Is it possible to run JavaScript in Textmate?

If I try to run it now I get a XCode error. Do I need to install a JavaScript interpreter on my computer?
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How do I import external files by copying them in TextMate?

In TextMate, there is an option to import external files, but it only creates references to those files. How can I copy the files rather than reference them?
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Textmate - don't even use soft tabs

I've just moved to Mac and am trying out TextMate, so I'm not familiar with bundle config etc. Is there a way to make TextMate just use spaces, rather than soft tabs, for all file types? For example: ...
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How can I enable variable highlighting and bracket highlighting for TextMate?

I am trying TextMate on a Mac and there are a lot of things i miss on Notepad++ that I wish TextMate has. Does anyone know if there is a way to enable bracket highlighting so I can see which ...
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Textmate: assigning language highlighting to files with some extensions

do you know if I can assign a specific highlighting to some files or extensions with textMate? For example, I have a example.module file and I want to assign a php highlighting to it. thanks
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Mac text editor that can colour chunks of code?

I'm an avid Textmate user and for the job I'm working on could really do with highlighting large chunks of code. It's a proper soup at the moment and it would be great if I could highlight a chunk and ...
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How do I remove TextMate's temporary files using rm?

Note that I'm not trying to disable the creation of these files. I want to keep them around until I'm ready to commit changes to my source control. The files are scattered throughout many ...
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Open Textmate with drawer hidden?

When I open a folder with textmate, either from finder, quicksilver, or the shell addon (mate), the project drawer pops up. Is there a way this can be hidden by default?
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What are the various ways to manage TextMate bundles?

I find the capabilities and diversity of TextMate bundles to be pretty good, but even in 2011 there doesn't seem to be a great way to sanely manage TextMate bundles, keep things updated, and add and ...
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TextMate GetBundle stopped working in Snow Leopard

It seems that I am no longer able to Get Bundles using TextMate after upgrading to Snow Leopard. I get the following error message. Googling shows no solutions. I have updated to the latest ...
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“Program terminated by uncaught signal” when running Python from TextMate

When I use command + R to run my Python code in TextMate under Mac OS X, I receive the follow output: Program terminated by uncaught signal #10 after 0.32 seconds. However when running my code with ...
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Multiple background colors in Emacs?

I'm trying to get my emacs color scheme set up like I have it in Textmate. Currently, variables, methods, and comments have a different background color than the main body. See the following link for ...
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Calculating in TextMate using “Filter Through Command”

I have a line in a file, which I have open in TextMate. I would like to select the line, or rather the content of the line; 54 + 34.43 and have it be replaced with the total sum. I've used the ...
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No break space is inserted when using multiple line edit in TextMate

I reinstalled the newest TextMate(Version 1.5.10 (1631)) on OS X Lion. It works fine, but when I do multiple line edit and insert space character, I end up having no break space (0xc2 0xa0). Why ...
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Shell Window within Textmate

Is there a TextMate Plugin that provides a simple shell window within the editor window? I use the "Missing Drawer" plugin, which replaces the built-in project drawer, so i guess that it is basically ...
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Textmate opening links from Tweetdeck

Since setting Textmate to open html files by default, it tries to open links inside Tweetdeck. If I switch it back to opening html files in a browser, it is fine, but I want to open html files in ...
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Upgrade/downgrade quotes in Textmate

Let's say I have this text: "stringy thingy" Is there a Textmate command or bundle that lets me place my cursor inside the quotes, press a command key sequence, and it will automatically change ...
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Unfolding not matching problem with TextMate/Python mode

As shown below: TextMate's Python mode can't detect the end of a Python function. As a result, the folding/unfolding action isn't working for Python code. Is this a bug of the Python bundle? If ...
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Run a script on save in textmate

I was wondering if it was possible to run a custom script on save based on certain file names in textmate. For example I'd like to auto compile a C program sometime on save.
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TextMate indentation “navigation” as in Notepad++

I want to duplicate the function from Notepad++ where you can easily view your indentation in your code. I want the dotted border that is lined within the indent. Is there a plugin for this? Or ...
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TextMate editor window live code return

I'm trying to figure out if there is a way in TextMate that I can send out the code I'm typing on the fly to TextEdit. Maybe some AppleScript or something, any thoughts? Thanks.
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Indentation-based Folding for TextMate

SASS and HAML have indentation-based syntax, much like Python. Blocks of related code have the same number of spaces at the start of a line. Here's some example code: #drawer height: 100% color: ...
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Why do some text editors offer to end your file with a line break? Why is that important?

Why do some text editors such as BBEdit and Textmate offer to end your file with a newline (line break)? Why is that important? Are there any caveats to not ending a file with a line break?
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How to use the latest Java from NetBeans 7.0 on TextMate?

Several months ago I downloaded NetBeans 7.0 with All Supported technologies from this page. I find myself on TextMate more often instead of NB when experimenting Java codes, I open NB maybe once in ...
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How to customize Mac TextMate keyboard shortcuts with a “copy current line” command?

I would like to be able to click on a line of text without selecting it, and use a keyboard shortcut to copy all text on the current line. Is this possible? If so how?
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How can I type a single quote in Textmate?

Textmate has automatic quotation closure (clojure) and that's great most of the time. But a lot of times I just need to type a single ' or " and as far as I know there is no way to do this - which is ...
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How to merge 2 columns to one in TextMate?

Anyone knows how would one merge such list as item 1 item 2 item 3 item 4 to item 1 item 2 item 3 item 4 in TextMate or TextWrangler?
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Let Textmate “remember” the root password

There are times I need to edit root protected files, so I have to keep entering the root password again and again. I've already set up the rule so terminal is gonna ask me for root password only once ...
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Textmate unable to find Mercurial hg

When I attempt to run Mercurial diff from within Textmate, I get an error "Couldn't find hg." hg works from the command line and is in my path. Any suggestions?
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TextMate Scala bundle

Scala and Textmate have been around for a while, but I wonder why there's no TM Scala Bundle here yet. Is there a usable one without a hard/uncommon installation process? The one which is as easy as ...
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Allow cmd+` to toggle between most recent windows in TextMate

In OS X if you press CMD + TAB you switch to your most recent application. If you press it again you switch to the application you were just using (because it becomes the most-recent). In Textmate, ...
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How to move the cursor to the beginning of my code on a line in Textmate?

I know I can press "Apple Left" or "Ctrl a" to move the cursor to the beginning of a line. But how to move the cursor to the beginning of my code? (like I can do M-m in GNU Emacs on Terminal). Ex. ...
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Exclude filetypes in a Textmate project

I know in TextMate I can go to preferences -> advanced -> folder references and play with the regex pattern to remove certain types of files and folders by default. I heard that if you have an ...
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Shortcut for Refresh All Projects?

I began to use Textmate. When it's focused, it read the project directory recursively and it stops responding for a while. So I installed ReMate plugin and it adds option for 'Disable Refresh on ...
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TextMate Themes Missing

I recently tried installing a few new TextMate themes to toy around with and am unable to use them for some reason. I double-clicked the tmTheme files to install them and TextMate launched, but the ...
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problem with Textmate and placing of cursor after end of line character

Maybe a simple question but I'm a little frustrated. I must have changed a setting in Textmate but can't seem to figure out what I have done. I can place the cursor in any place on a line even after a ...
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textmate open Ruby on Rails partial shortcut

Is there a shortcut to open a Ruby on Rails partial in textmate? <%= render :partial => "/arts/menu", :locals => {:art => @art} %> Shift + Alt + Command + ↓ does not display ...
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Keyboard shortcut for spelling dropdown menu in OS X beyond Devonthink Pro?

Similar to this question: http://superuser.com/questions/93937/keyboard-shortcut-to-right-click-in-mac-os-x , I'm trying to find more efficient ways to use spell check in OS X. I've discovered that ...
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Textmate: How to export Themes?

I created a new theme in textmate in preferences->fonts & colors, and I would like to share it with my friend. But I don't know how to export it. It would be logical to save my theme ...
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Default position and size for new Textmate windows

In TextMate, is it possible to define the default size and position for new windows? How?
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TextMate CSS autocompletion

Recently I updated my installation of TextMate and I have noticed something rather annoying. When writing CSS code, it no longer automatically appends the semicolon. Here is how it was if I typed ...
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Is there ANY possible way to make TextMate's ⌘-F regex by default?

TextMate newbie here. I hate to have to grab my mouse to click that Regular Expressions box nearly every time I search. EDIT: the Regex check box becomes unchecked anytime after using ⌘-F in Safari. ...
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Lost Git bundle in Textmate?

I'm not sure what happened here but I seem to have lost the git bundle in Textmate? I thought I might have accidentally removed it, but when I reinstall it, it still doesn't show up in my bundle list? ...
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TextMate blogging bundle: real sync between blog and project?

I'm looking for a solution to sync between a blog and a project or any other folder for that matter. Alternatively, any other Mac app would help which allows to sync an xmlrpc.php with a folder. The ...