Can someone please tell me how I can setup Sublime Text 2 or 3 so that my F1 key on the keyboard opens up a file that on my system sits in:


I have read this, and followed instructions on a blog post, but still cannot get it to work.

Here is what my bind looks like:

{ "keys": ["f1"], "command": "open_file", "args": {"file": "../../../../../../../users/myname/projects/main/intranet/web.config"} }

All the navigating back is because from what I can tell, Sublime starts from the Packages folder.

Is there a way I can tell it to always start navigating from C:\? I tried doing an absolute path like:

{ "keys": ["f1"], "command": "open_file", "args": {"file": "C:/users/myname/projects/main/intranet/web.config"} }

but I get the following path when I click F1 and of course a blank web.config

c:\users\myname\AppData\Roaming\Sublime Text 3\Packages\User\C:\users\myname\projects\main\intranet\web.config

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Thank You.

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    Can't you just specify the absolute path? {"file": "C:/Users/myname/projects/main/intranet/web.config"}? – Xyon Jan 17 '14 at 11:58
  • Updated Q. I had tried that before, hence why I was asking about C:\ Thanks – J86 Jan 17 '14 at 12:33
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    Ok, what about using the *NIX-y convention and pretending C:\ is /? – Xyon Jan 17 '14 at 12:49

Figured it out, though it doesn't make sense to me :/

{ "keys": ["f1"], "command": "open_file", "args": {"file": "/c/users/myname/projects/main/intranet/web.config"} }

Xyon's final suggestion did not work, but helped me get the right answer.


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