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How to install packages/extensions/plugins for Sublime Text 2?

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Formerly, I was using Coda. It was a nice editor for me. But, I left working with Coda after the last updates. I couldn’t be comfortable with the new UI design. So, I started searching a new editor and came across with Sublime Text 2. I think, it is one of the best code editors that I’ve ever used in terms of app launching speed, smart UI design (actually it’s so minimal, the magic is the key bindings) and opens with your last projects and etc…

I have been working with Sublime Text 2 for two years nearly. After some time, I need to enhance it to save much more time while I’m coding. There will be another post about extension / plugins which I use with Sublime Text 2 in the future by the way…

Anyways, I mean if you’re looking for a new code editor, suggest you to check Sublime Text. It supports every language, scripts that I know.

Installing extensions is an easy process actually. But sometimes it can be hard to find pure and correct information about the context you are searching for. And I don’t understand why So here is the steps for Mac OS X;

1- Download the package/plugin/extension (whatever you say)

2- Unzip it as usual

3- Open Sublime Text 2 and navigate to Sublime Text 2 >Preferences > Browse Packages…

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4- Copy the extracted folder into Packages folder and restart Sublime Text 2. That’s it.

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5- To change settings or define new key bindings goto Sublime Text 2 >Preferences > Page Settings > Downloaded_Package_Folder_Name

Screen Shot 2013-08-13 at 1.04.33 AMIf you want to change setting or key bindings DO NOT edit the default files! There are extra user files for your customizations. By doing this you can avoid yo loose your settings after updates…