Reveal file in the side bar in Sublime Text

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This week I checked out Sublime Text 3 and it’s definitely a lot snappier to start up and do global searches than ST2. There’s also a branch of Package Control in alpha that mostly works with ST3. I found that a lot of the syntax bundles and tm-bundle ports worked out of the box, but some packages still require developers to port their code to Python 3.

So, when I was porting my settings over, I noticed a useful keybinding that I had forgotten wasn’t built into Sublime. TextMate had this feature where you can Command + Control + R and it’d locate the file you’re working on in the sidebar. I use this so often I thought I’d share this. Here’s how you do it. Open Menu > Sublime Text > Preferences > Key Bindings - User and paste the following snippet:

  { "keys": ["super+ctrl+r"], "command": "reveal_in_side_bar" }

If you have other bindings you probably just want to add that hash into the JSON array instead of replacing the entire file.

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