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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 Split Windows

Sublime Text includes one of the most useful productivity features that is out there—Split Windows! We all know this from vi and Visual Studio, but how can we split our Sublime? We simply need to memorize some shortcut keys.

Let's split our window into two columns using Alt + Shift + 2 on Windows or Linux and Option + Command + 2 on OS X as shown in the following screenshot:

We got a new empty column. Now, we need to move a file there. We'll do it by pressing Ctrl + Shift + 2 on Windows or Linux and Control + Shift + 2 on OS X as shown in the following screenshot:

This feature is very useful when working with source and header files, or even when comparing two files. We can also open up a grid by pressing Alt + Shift + 5 on Windows or Linux and Option + Command + 5 on OS X as shown in the following screenshot:

To master this skill, we'll need to memorize the following shortcuts:

Split Windows shortcuts



Single window

Alt + Shift + 1

Option +...