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On my Windows 10 system, when I open a regular terminal (cmd.exe), I cannot edit files using the subl command:

subl myfile.txt

The command does not do anything, I did not get any error message. However, when I opened the terminal as administrator, then subl works as expected. Is there a way for subl to work in non-administrator terminal?

My Environment

  • Windows 10
  • C:\Program Files\Sublime Text 3\subl.exe is in the path in both terminals
  • where is the txt file located? if also in C:\Program Files\ it is by design, that you need admin permissions to write the file – magicandre1981 Dec 29 '17 at 15:50
  • myfile.txt is in my home directory where I have write permission. – Hai Vu Dec 29 '17 at 16:02
  • What is the error message? – DavidPostill Dec 29 '17 at 20:34
  • No error message, it does not do anything, a no-op – Hai Vu Dec 29 '17 at 21:15

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