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Sublime Text Keyboard Shortcuts


A simple cheat sheet of Sublime Text keyboard shortcuts. Because saving even a few milliseconds with shortcuts can add up.

Basic

F11 Full Screen
shift + F11 Distraction Free Mode
ctrl + shift + p Command Palette
ctrl + ` Show Console
ctrl + k + b Show/Hide Sidebar
ctrl + / Comment
ctrl + shift + / Block Comment
ctrl + k + u Uppercase
ctrl + k + l Lowercase

Selections

ctrl + d Select Word
ctrl + d Use multiple times to select next instance of the selected word
ctrl + click Create multiple cursors for multi-editing
ctrl + shift + space Expand selection to scope. Repeating keeps expanding.
ctrl + shift + m Expand to brackets
ctrl + shift + j Expand to indentation

Go To

ctrl + p Open file based on name
ctrl + g Go to line number
ctrl + r Go to symbol
ctrl + p THEN @ Open file based on name and search for symbol
ctrl + m Go to matching bracket

Lines

ctrl + l Select line
ctrl + shift + k Delete line
ctrl + ] Indent
ctrl + [ Unindent
ctrl + enter Insert line after
ctrl + shift + enter Insert line before
ctrl + shift + ↑ Swap line up
ctrl + shift + ↓ Swap line down
ctrl + shift + d Duplicate line
ctrl + j Join Line

Code Folding

ctrl + shift + [ Fold
ctrl + shift + ] Unfold
ctrl + k + j Unfold All

Search / Find / Replace

ctrl + f Find
F3 Find next
shift + F3 Find previous
ctrl + shift + f Search all files in a folder
ctrl + h Replace
ctrl + f THEN alt + <code>enter Find a certain term then select them all for multi-editing

Tabs and Window Panes

ctrl + shift + n New Window
ctrl + n New Tab
alt + <code># Select a Tab (ie alt + 3)
ctrl + w Close Tab
ctrl + shift + # Move tab to a Pane (ie ctrl + shift + 2)
ctrl + # Focus on a Pane (ie ctrl + 2)
alt + <code>shift + 1 One Column
alt + <code>shift + 2 Two Columns
alt + <code>shift + 3 Three Columns
alt + <code>shift + 4 Four Columns
alt + <code>shift + 8 Two Rows
alt + <code>shift + 9 Three Rows
alt + <code>shift + 5 Two x Two Grid

Bookmarks

ctrl + F2 Create Bookmark
F2 Next Bookmark
shift + <code>F2 Previous Bookmark
ctrl + shift + F2 Clear Bookmarks

If you want some more information on Sublime Text like features, packages, themes, color schemes, and settings, visit our other Sublime Text article.

Chris Sevilleja (@sevilayha)

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