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Sublime Text 2 - Useful Shortcuts

Sublime Text 2 - Useful Shortcuts

Tested in Mac OS X: super == command


  • super+t: go to file
  • super+ctrl+p: go to project
  • super+r: go to methods
  • super+shift+p: command prompt
  • ctrl+g: go to line
  • ctrl+super+g: highlight a selection and this combination highlights subsequent items in the file
  • ctrl+`: Python console
  • switch some commands on the Python Console on and off sublime.log_input(True) sublime.log_commands(True)


  • super+l: select line (repeat select next lines)
  • super+d: select word (repeat select others occurrences in context for multiple editing)
  • ctrl+shift+m: select content into brackets
  • super+shift+enter: insert line before
  • super+enter: inter line after
  • ctrl+shift+k: delete line
  • ctrl+super+x: delete lines behind cursor selection to the previous content
  • super+k-k: delete from cursor to end of line
  • super+k-backspace: delete from cursor to start of line
  • super+shift+d: duplicate line(s)
  • super+j: join lines
  • super+k-u: upper case
  • super+k-l: lower case
  • super+/: comment
  • super+alt+/: block comment
  • super+y: redo or repeat
  • super+shift+z: past and ident
  • ctrl+space: autocomplete (repeat to select next suggestion)
  • ctrl+m: jump to matching brackets

Tips for using the multiple cursors feature

control+super+g: select all instances of a word on a page super+d then super+k: skip a selection


  • super+shift+a: select content into tag
  • super+alt+.: close tag


  • super+f: find
  • super+alt+f: replace
  • super+alt+g: find next occurrence of current word
  • super+ctrl+g: select all occurrences of current word for multiple editing
  • super+shift+f: find in files


  • super+alt+1: Single column
  • super+alt+2: Two columns
  • super+alt+5: Grid (4 groups)
  • ctrl+[1,2,3,4]: Focus group
  • ctrl+shift[1,2,3,4]: Move file to group
  • super+[1,2,3...] Select tab


  • super+f2: Toggle bookmark
  • f2: next bookmark
  • shift+f2: previous bookmark
  • super+shift+f2: clear bookmarks


  • super+k-space: set mark // super+k-; for me
  • super+k-w: delete from cursor to mark
  • super+k-a: select from cursor to mark
  • super+k-g: clear mark

Code Folding

  • super+alt+[: fold code in
  • super+alt+]: fold code out
  • super k and super T to fold class heavy attributes in html
  • super k and super 2 to fold a level 2 indented block
  • super k and super 0 to unfold a level 2 indented block

CSS Prefixr


Some other useful things?

Working with projects

file_exclude_patterns and specifying folders to include and not include in a project so the user can fine tune what appears in the sidebar particularly with a large framework like wordpress.

{ "folders": [ { "path": "/Users/jonbeech/Desktop/sandbox/wp/wp-content/themes/twentyeleven", "file_exclude_patterns": ["*.css"]
}, { "path": "/Users/jonbeech/Desktop/sandbox/wp/wp-content/plugins" } ] }

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