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Mastering Sublime Text

By : Dan Peleg
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Mastering Sublime Text

By: Dan Peleg

Overview of this book

Sublime is the leading platform for developing websites, applications, and software. Sublime Text is a sophisticated, cross-platform text and source code editor. It supports a number of different programming languages and is extremely efficient and feature rich. With Sublime Text, programmers can develop their web applications faster and with more efficiency. This book will put you at the frontier of modern software development. It will teach you how to leverage Sublime for anything from mobile games to missile protection. Above all, this book will help you harness the power of other Sublime users and always stay on top. This book will show you how to get started, from basic installation through lightning fast code navigation and up to the development of your own plugins. It takes you from the early stages of navigating through the platform and moves on by teaching you how to fully customize your platform, test, debug, and eventually create and share your own plugins to help and lead this community forward. The book will then teach you how to efficiently edit text, primarily by using the keyboard. You will learn how to interact with the Sublime Text community using the mailing lists and IRC.
Table of Contents (15 chapters)
Mastering Sublime Text
About the Author
About the Reviewers

Mastering Column and Multiple Selection

Multiple Selections is one of Sublime's coolest features; TextMate users might be familiar with it. So how can we select multiple lines? We select one line like we usually do and select the second line while holding Ctrl or command on OS X. We can also subtract a line by holding the Alt key or command + Shift keys on OS X. This feature is really useful and it is recommended that you play with it. The following are some shortcuts that can help us feel more comfortable with multiple selections:

Multiple selection action



Return to Single Selection Mode



Undo last selection motion

Ctrl + U

command + U

Add next occurrence of selected text to selection

Ctrl + D

command + D

Add all occurrences of selected text to selection

Alt + F3

Control + command + G

Turn Single Linear Selection into Block Selection

Ctrl + Shift + L

Shift + command + L

Column Selection

The Column Selection feature is one of...