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Version 2.0.2

Release Date: 8 July 2013
  • Sublime Text 3 beta is now available from http://www.sublimetext.com/3
  • Removed expiry date
  • Backported various fixes from Sublime Text 3
  • Improved minimap click behavior. The old behavior is available via the minimap_scroll_to_clicked_text setting
  • Added copy_with_empty_selection setting, to control the behavior of the copy and cut commands when no text is selected

Version 2.0.1

Release Date: 14 July 2012
  • Keyboard input while dragging a selection will cancel the drag
  • Improved backspace behavior when use_tab_stops and translate_tabs_to_spaces are true
  • Improved shift+drag behavior
  • Improved double click drag select behavior
  • About Window shows the license key details
  • Fixed a Goto Anything issue where pressing backspace could scroll the overlay incorrectly
  • Fixed a crash triggered by double clicking in the Goto Anything overlay
  • Fixed incorrect window position when dragging a tab in some scenarios
  • Added missing toggle_preserve_case command
  • word_wrap setting accepts "true" and "false" as synonyms to true and false
  • OSX: Fixed System Preferences menu not working
  • Linux: Added support for mice with more than 5 buttons
  • Linux: Fixed an occasional graphical glitch when running under Unity

Version 2.0

Release Date: 26 June 2012
  • See the blog post for a summary.
  • OSX: Added Retina display support
  • Added "Quick Skip Next", on Command+K,Command+D / Ctrl+K,Ctrl+D
  • Added text drag and drop
  • Reloading a file maintains the selection
  • OSX: Find uses the system find pasteboard
  • OSX: Added support for the ODB Editor Suite
  • Theme: Added support for the highlight_modified_tabs setting
  • Added setting show_full_path, to control if the full path is shown in the window title
  • Added setting bold_folder_labels
  • OSX: Bundle is signed in preparation for Mountain Lion
  • OSX: Added scroll bar support for the "Jump to the spot that's clicked" system preference
  • OSX: Added create_window_at_startup setting
  • OSX: Folders accessed via symlinks are monitored for changes
  • OSX: Fixed Lion press-and-hold inserting two characters
  • Windows: Installer is signed
  • Windows: Directory scanning makes use of inodes where available
  • Windows: Files are opened with the FILE_SHARE_DELETE share mode
  • Windows: Fixed a regression in command line handling with network paths
  • Windows and Linux: Tweaked command line handling when Sublime Text isn't already running
  • Linux: Tweaked handling of the Primary selection
  • Linux: GTK is loaded at runtime, removing any dependency on specific libpng versions
  • Linux: Fixed occasional jittering with the auto complete window
  • Linux: Fixed a directory watching issue
  • Linux: Sub-folders within the syntax menu on the status bar work as expected
  • Linux: Show Completions has changed from ctrl+space to alt+/, to not interfere with IMEs
  • Reworked CSS completions
  • Improved Toggle Comment for HTML and CSS
  • Added Open in Browser context menu for HTML files
  • Saving a file now calls fsync to ensure the data is written to disk
  • Added support for file_include_patterns and folder_include_patterns in projects
  • Find in Files can exclude directories using "-some_path/" syntax
  • Added BOM variants to the Save with Encoding menu
  • Added setting preview_on_click
  • Improved Indentation Detection
  • ASCII control codes are rendered in a different style
  • Auto complete and tool tips say within the screen boundaries
  • Double clicking in the tab header area will create a new tab
  • Delete Folder will prompt before moving the folder to the trash
  • Double clicking on whitespace will select only whitespace
  • Theme: Added 'expandable' attribute to tree_rows, enabling folders to be styled differently
  • Theme: Tweaked quick panel to better indicate the selected item
  • Disabling find result highlighting will also disable find-as-you-type in the Find panel
  • Pressing escape in the incremental find panel will set the selection to the search start point
  • Extended behavior of home and end keys on word wrapped lines
  • Changes in file name case are detected in the side bar
  • Fixed save_on_focus_lost causing Goto Anything to not show if the current file has unsaved changes
  • Fixed folders not being added to the recent folders list
  • Fixed rendering of active indent guides
  • Fixed pasting file:line expressions into the Goto Anything panel
  • Invalid key names in keymap files will are logged to the console
  • Build Systems: Added variants
  • Build Systems: Improved debug output of the exec command when the target isn't found
  • Build Systems: Added show_panel_on_build setting
  • Build Systems: Build times are reported
  • Build Systems: Exit code is reported, if it's non-zero
  • Build Systems: Improved output panel height serialization
  • Build Systems: Canceling a build will terminate rather than kill the process
  • Vintage: Added backspace motion (thanks mrannanj)
  • Vintage: Improved quote text object (thanks Guillermo)
  • Vintage: Added Ctrl+U and Ctrl+D (thanks misfo)
  • Vintage: 'vintage_use_clipboard' forces pasting from system clipboard too (thanks Guillermo)
  • Vintage: Fixed motions with "0" in them for actions (thanks bengolds)
  • Vintage: Visual mode I and A (thanks misfo)
  • Vintage: Added vintage_use_clipboard setting to yank to the system clipboard (thanks Guillermo)
  • Vintage: Tweaked behavior of cw and cW when the caret is in whitespace (thanks misfo)
  • Vintage: Added bindings for moving the group focus up, down, left, right (thanks misfo)
  • Vintage: Paste accepts a repeat count (thanks misfo)
  • Vintage: Added bindings for u and U in visual mode, to change the case of the selection and exit visual mode (thanks quarnster)
  • Vintage: Macro replay accepts a repeat count (thanks zbuc)
  • Vintage: r<char> processes lines individually (thanks Guillermo)
  • Vintage: Tweaked % behavior (thanks misfo)
  • Vintage: Fix bug that caused deletes to erroneously left_delete (thanks misfo)
  • Vintage: Fix EOF behavior with linewise changes (thanks misfo)
  • Vintage: Ignoring a and i when in visual mode (thanks Guillermo)
  • Vintage: cc and S take counts (thanks misfo)
  • Vintage: Correctly shrink selections when reversed (thanks misfo)
  • Vintage: Added vap (thanks behrends)
  • API: Added sublime.message_dialog()
  • API: Added sublime.ok_cancel_dialog()
  • API: Added Command.is_checked() to support checkbox menu items
  • API: Added sublime.log_result_regex()

Build 2181

Release Date: 22 February 2012
  • See the blog post for a summary
  • New Icon, by The Iconfactory
  • File and Global settings have been combined into a single settings file
  • Selecting a word will highlight other occurrences. This can be controlled with the match_selection setting
  • Reworked text rendering for improved quality
  • Improved automatic indentation. It now uses bracket matching to better determine indentation
  • Added setting indent_to_bracket and smart_indent, to customize automatic indentation
  • Auto Complete is less intrusive
  • Renaming a file via the side bar will rename any open files
  • Improved folder scanning performance on huge directory trees
  • Untitled files have their name set automatically from the first line of the file. The can be controlled with the set_unsaved_view_name setting
  • Ruby: #{} is expanded when # is entered in a string
  • Folder names are shown in the window title if no project is open
  • Folders in projects are stored with relative paths
  • Added Save with Encoding
  • Spelling errors are indicated with an underline only, the foreground color of the text is no longer changed
  • Added no_bold and no_italic font options
  • Added margin setting, to control the size of the gutter
  • Key bindings for Goto Anything, Save, etc will work if a panel has input focus
  • "Open all with current extension as" handles filenames without extensions
  • Fixed an auto complete display issue
  • Fixed find_under_expand not setting whole_word correctly
  • Fixed Paste and Indent adding unwanted whitespace when pasting within a line
  • Fixed a minor compatibility issue with .tmLanguage files
  • Fixed a tab dragging issue on OS X and Windows
  • OS X: Tweaked sub-pixel positioning to match TextEdit and Terminal. The previous behavior is available via the no_round font option.
  • OS X: Open File and Open Folder have been combined into a single Open menu item
  • OS X: Control+Option+Left/Right will move by sub words, in the same manner as Control+Left/Right
  • Windows: Default font is now Consolas
  • Windows: Improved text rendering quality when using Direct Write
  • Windows: Added support for --wait
  • Windows: Added support for drive letter relative paths passed on the command line
  • Windows and Linux: Added key bindings for ctrl+shift+backspace/delete
  • Linux: Added a workaround for a glibc bug when MALLOC_CHECK_ is defined
  • Linux: Pango is used for font rendering, improving support for CJK text
  • Vintage: Escape cancels current input (thanks fjl)
  • Vintage: Pasting over visual mode selections works as expected (thanks misfo)
  • Vintage: Linewise changes set indentation (thanks misfo)
  • Vintage: Linewise motions work as expected (thanks misfo)
  • Vintage: c, C, s and S update registers (thanks misfo)
  • Vintage: Tweaks to G and gg (thanks guillermooo)
  • Vintage: Added zt and zb (thanks djjcast)
  • Vintage: Added gq (thanks orutherfurd)
  • Plugin initialization time is reported in the console at startup
  • API: Tweaked module importing
  • API: Added window.find_open_file(file_name)
  • API: Added sublime.run_command()
  • API: Added view.unfold([regions])
  • API: Added view.folded_regions()

Build 2165

Release Date: 12 January 2012
  • See the blog post for a summary
  • Theme: New UI theme, by Mike Rundle
  • Added support for bold and italic font styles
  • Speed: Improved startup time
  • Speed: Optimized memory usage
  • Speed: Improved font glyph rasterization speed
  • Rearranged the menu, making important features are easier to locate
  • Auto complete: Completion menu is shown automatically. This is configurable with the auto_complete file setting
  • Auto complete: Tab can be used instead of enter to accept the current completion, by using the auto_complete_commit_on_tab file setting
  • Auto complete: Many quality improvements
  • Tab Completion: Pressing tab multiple times will cycle through the available completions
  • Added reopen_last_file command, bound to Command+Shift+T / Ctrl+Shift+T
  • Deleting files via the side bar will send them to the trash, rather than deleting them outright
  • Improved behavior when hot_exit and remember_open_files are false
  • Color schemes and syntax definitions are reloaded on the fly
  • Paste and Indent will now do the right thing in more circumstances
  • save_on_focus_lost won't save if the underlying file has been deleted
  • Added key binding for replace_next
  • slurp_find_string will set the whole_word flag based on if the selection is empty
  • Added file setting move_to_limit_on_up_down. This is enabled by default on OS X.
  • Shift+Drag will set the active end of the selection as expected
  • Clicking on a tab will always give the relevant sheet input focus
  • Simplified indent guide settings, and disabled active indent guide drawing by default. The indent_guide_options file setting can be used to change this
  • Improved minimap dragging
  • increase_font_size command will allow sizes up to 128pt
  • Changed how the toggle argument to show_panel is handled
  • Files with colons in their names may be opened from the command line
  • Fixed handling of selectors with extraneous '.' characters
  • File Encoding: Added default_encoding setting
  • File Encoding: Added Hexadecimal encoding, for basic editing of binary files. This is controlled with the enable_hexadecimal_encoding global setting
  • Projects: Folders may be given a name attribute, to change how they're displayed
  • Projects: Exclude patterns may include paths, for example: file_exclude_patterns: ["tmp/*.cc"]
  • Projects: .sublime-project files passed on the command line will be opened as projects, without --project being required
  • Projects: Folder paths with trailing slashes are supported
  • Projects: Fixed folder_exclude_patterns not being serialized correctly in project files
  • OS X: Prompting for elevated privileges when saving protected files
  • OS X: Double clicking on a .sublime-project file in Finder will open it in Sublime Text
  • OS X: Control clicking on a tab will show the context menu
  • OS X: Increased default font size
  • OS X: Fixed an issue that opened additional empty windows when using the command line helper
  • Linux: Fixed an issue with tab dragging
  • Vintage: Column is maintained when moving between lines
  • Vintage: == reindents current line (thanks Gordin)
  • Vintage: Added ZZ (thanks Guillermooo)
  • Vintage: Added X command (thanks misfo)
  • Vintage: Added _ command (thanks redjohn)
  • Vintage: Added ~ (thanks misfo)
  • Vintage: r,enter is supported (thanks misfo)
  • Vintage: Added various Ctrl+W,<x> bindings for layout control (thanks Gordin)
  • Vintage: Added various z,<x> bindings for folding (thanks Gordin)
  • Vintage: _ accepts a count (thanks guillermooo)
  • Vintage: Ctrl+C is a synonym for escape on OS X(thanks sugarcoded)
  • Vintage: dw works as expected at EOL
  • Vintage: Fixed an issue with the zz key binding (thanks Bradley Priest)
  • API: Plugins have a finite time to respond to events before users will be issued a warning indicating the slow plugin
  • API: Added sublime.log_input()
  • API: Added view.encoding() and view.set_encoding()
  • API: Added view.line_endings() and view.set_line_endings()
  • API: Added view.viewport_position() and view.set_viewport_position()
  • API: Added view.viewport_extent() and view.layout_extent()
  • API: Added view.text_to_layout() and view.layout_to_text()
  • API: Added view.line_height() and view.em_width()
  • API: Added window.active_view_in_group(group)
  • API: Added window.views_in_group(group)
  • API: Added window.get_layout() and window.set_layout()
  • API: Added window.get_view_index() and window.set_view_index()
  • API: settings.has() now works as expected
  • API: on_query_completions results may have a tab embedded in their descriptions, to delimit help text

Build 2139

Release Date: 2 November 2011
  • See the blog post for a summary
  • Added Replace in Files functionality to the Find in Files panel
  • Find in Files panel now has a single "Where" field, combining the previous "In Files" and "In Location" fields
  • Added fold buttons to the gutter. They can be customized with the fold_buttons and fade_fold_buttons file settings
  • Added keyboard navigation to the side bar
  • Re-added and improved side bar expand / collapse animations. This can be controlled with the tree_animation_enabled global setting
  • Alt clicking a folder in the side bar will expand it and all its children
  • The reindent command can be used to reformat selected lines, via the Edit/Line/Reindent menu item
  • Improved startup time in some scenarios
  • OSX: Menu items flash when triggered with a key binding
  • OSX: Improved open file behavior when no windows are currently open
  • OSX: Command+Right Delete will delete to EOL
  • OSX: Tweaked click-through behavior
  • OSX: Fixed opening an already open file from Finder with open_files_in_new_window enabled creating a new window
  • Windows and Linux: Ctrl+Scroll Wheel will change the font size
  • Ctrl+F will select the find pattern when the find panel is already open
  • The show_panel command now accepts a toggle parameter, which is false by default. The previous behavior was to always toggle
  • Pressing escape while dragging a scroll bar will cancel the scroll
  • Fixed a Ctrl+D/Super+D regression, where wrapping at EOF wasn't handled correctly
  • Fixed a Find in Files regression where unsaved files couldn't be opened from the Find Results buffer
  • Fixed a crash that could occur when trying to drag a closed panel
  • Fixed a rare crash that could occur after moving a file between windows
  • Vintage: Added '=' action to reindent
  • Vintage: 'o' in visual mode will reverse the selection direction (by Guillermo)
  • Vintage: Added support for the "'" key to go to bookmarks (by Guillermo)
  • Vintage: Escape will exit visual line mode, instead of changing to visual mode
  • Vintage: Added gf (by Guillermo)
  • Vintage: Added z. and z,enter (by Guillermo)
  • Vintage: Added zz (by Johnfn)
  • Vintage: Added "{" and "}" motions (by Johnfn)
  • Vintage: Fixed a regression with escape in 2126, causing it not to exit from visual mode
  • API: window.run_command() will run text commands, dispatching them via input focus
  • API: hide_auto_complete is safe to call from on_modified

Build 2126

Release Date: 28 September 2011
  • See the blog post for a summary
  • Hot Exit is now the default, and configurable via the hot_exit global setting
  • Added Code Folding, see the Edit/Coding Folding menu for details. More folding options will be added in the future.
  • Find in Files results are colored for better visibility
  • Matching tags are highlighted
  • Improved word wrapping of source code: extra indentation is now added on wrapped lines
  • Added global setting highlight_modified_tabs to better indicate tabs with unsaved changes
  • Goto Anything: Improved ranking accuracy on repetitive file paths
  • Goto Anything: Files are now displayed in most recently used order, and shown by default
  • Side Bar: The side bar will auto hide if open files aren't shown, and there are no open folders
  • Side Bar: Disabled animation on expand/collapse
  • Side Bar: Headings are no longer indented
  • Side Bar: Clicking on a folder will expand or collapse it, rather than selecting it
  • Side Bar: Open files are now hidden by default
  • Side Bar: The current file is highlighted in both the Open Files and Open Folders sections, if present
  • Side Bar: Folders will be expanded by default
  • The find highlight outline color now has a better default, and is configurable via the highlight key in the color scheme
  • Ctrl+F3 (Option+Command+G on OS X) will search by whole words if the selection is empty
  • Ctrl+D (Command+D on OS X) will search by whole words if the selection is initially empty
  • Find All no longer disables the "In selection" flag
  • Find Preview will not be shown if finding for "." in regex mode
  • Find Next Using Selection unsets the reverse flag
  • Find in Files accepts relative paths
  • Projects: File names in workspaces are stored with relative paths
  • Projects: Fixed project specific settings persisting when the project is closed
  • Indent Guides: Fixed solid indent guides not rendering crisply with sub-pixel glyph positioning
  • Indent Guides: Fixed indent guide rendering and word wrapping in conjunction with Perl syntax highlighting
  • Ctrl+Tab will only cycle between files in the current group
  • Improved undo grouping logic, so the amount of typing undone is more predictable
  • Added Expand Selection to Indentation (Command+Shift+J on OS X, and Ctrl+Shift+J on Windows and Linux)
  • Expand Selection to Tag will handle unclosed tags
  • OSX: Clicking on a background window will bring it to the front only, and not change the selection
  • OSX: Sequential key bindings are displayed in the menu
  • OSX: Ctrl+Delete will delete by sub words
  • OSX: Added workaround for Core Text crashing on invalid unicode code points
  • OSX: Killing the subl process while waiting for files to be closed no longer causes problems for the application
  • OSX: Fixed dictionary lookups being offset
  • Linux: Ctrl+Q is bound to quit
  • Fixed rot13 tripping up on non-ascii characters
  • Vintage: Find no longer selects the found text
  • Vintage: Arrow keys, page up/down and home/end act as motions
  • Vintage: All Ctrl key bindings are now enabled only if the vintage_ctrl_keys setting is true, which is the default for OS X, but not Windows and Linux.
  • Vintage: Ctrl+[ is now an alias for escape (if vintage_ctrl_keys is enabled)
  • Vintage: Added Ctrl+E and Ctrl+Y, to scroll up/down by lines, if vintage_ctrl_keys is enabled.
  • Vintage: I will insert at the first non-whitespace character on the line (thanks Trent)
  • Vintage: Added ga (thanks Guillermo)
  • Vintage: Improved H, L and M motions (thanks Guillermo)
  • Vintage: 1G and G are distinguished
  • Theme: Tabs with modified files now have a "dirty" attributes that can be used in selectors
  • Theme: Added key indent_top_level for the sidebar_tree class
  • API: Added view.fold() and view.unfold()

Build 2111

Release Date: 31 August 2011
  • See the blog post for a summary
  • Added indentation guides. These may be disabled with the draw_indent_guides setting
  • Added syntax, indentation, and spell checking information to the status bar
  • Added Vintage mode, for vi key bindings in Sublime Text 2
  • Added Expand Selection to Tag (Command+Shift+A on OS X, and Ctrl+Shift+A on Windows and Linux)
  • Added Close Tag (Command+Alt+. on OS X, and Alt+. on Windows and Linux)
  • Projects are now stored in two files: .sublime-project (user editable, can be checked into version control) and .sublime-workspace (containing the session state). Existing project files will be converted on load.
  • Projects: Folders in projects may be given file_exclude_patterns and folder_exclude_patterns
  • Projects: Per-project file settings may be specified in the .sublime-project files
  • Projects: Build systems may be specified within .sublime-project files
  • Projects: Open Project and Recent Projects open the project in a new window
  • Added File/Open Folder, to open a folder in a new window. These entries will appear in the Open Recent list.
  • Passing folders on the command line will open them in a new window by default
  • Shift+Tab will always unindent when the caret is at the beginning of the line
  • Tweaked Delete Word
  • Tweaked behavior of up/down with non-empty selections
  • Build is now bound to Ctrl+B Windows and Linux (Command+B on OS X, as it was previously). F7 is also bound to build on all platforms.
  • Toggle Side Bar is now bound to Command+K, Command+B on OS X, and Ctrl+K, Ctrl+B on Windows and Linux
  • Added the ability to hide the open files section on the side bar, via the View/Side Bar menu
  • Added global setting close_windows_when_empty, to close windows as soon as the last file is closed. This is enabled by default on OS X
  • Find and replace panels operate via commands, and indicate the relevant key bindings on the buttons
  • Updated C syntax highlighting
  • Updated Bash highlighting
  • fallback_encoding is respected by Find in Files
  • The copy command is now recorded in macros
  • Resolved a syntax highlighting issue in contentName handling
  • Fixed a crash that could occur with replace in selection
  • Fixed an issue that could result in an incorrect scroll range when scroll_past_end is enabled
  • Fixed incorrect tab positions in some circumstances
  • Fixed an issue that could erroneous carets in the replace panel
  • Middle clicking on tab close buttons is no longer ignored
  • OS X: Fixed Quit not quitting until the next input event
  • Windows: Fixed delay when opening multiple files from Explorer
  • Windows: Fixed Open Containing Folder for files in root directories
  • Linux: Hid the window resize grip on Ubuntu
  • API: Added Command.description()
  • API: Added sublime.score_selector(scope, selector)
  • API: Added view.score_selector(point, selector)
  • API: Added view.find_by_selector(selector)
  • API: view.scope_name() now returns scope components in the expected order. view.syntax_name() is still available for compatibility.
  • API: Added sublime.get_macro()
  • API: Added sublime.MONOSPACE_FONT option for the quick panel
  • API: If a plugin module has a top level function called unload_handler, it'll be called when the plugin is reloaded or unloaded.
  • API: Fixed a crash when reloading plugins while threads are active
  • API: API functions better handle null windows

Build 2095

Release Date: 2 August 2011
  • Improved labeling in Preferences menu
  • Added context menu key support (alt+F2 in OS X)
  • Files opened from the command line use the last active window on any virtual desktop, rather than only looking on the current virtual desktop
  • OSX: Sub-pixel glyph placement is disabled when rendering without anti-aliasing
  • Windows without open files now display the project name
  • Fixed a scenario where tabs would be incorrectly positioned
  • Fixed a scenario where Jump to Matching Bracket could cause the carets to not update
  • Changed Preferences menu mnemonic from 'r' to 'n', to remove a conflict with the find panel
  • Dialogs now accept both the normal enter/return key and the one one the keypad
  • OSX: Fixed a crash when closing a window in full screen mode
  • OSX: Fixed a scenario that could result in carets not blinking after toggling full screen
  • OSX: Fixed multi-character key bindings that don't use modifiers
  • OSX: Updated keyboard handling to support the 'Dvorak - Qwerty Command' keyboard layout
  • OSX: Fixed a rare crash bug crash when redrawing the minimap
  • OSX: Updated .dmg file with a symlink to /Applications
  • API: Fixed a crash when calling view.run_command("save") on a background view
  • API: Added view.command_history()
  • API: Added Settings.add_on_change() and Settings.clear_on_change()

Build 2091

Release Date: 29 July 2011
  • OSX: Text layout uses sub-pixel positions
  • OSX: Added support for OS X 10.7 style scroll bars (over-bounce is not yet implemented)
  • OSX: Added support for Lion style full screen
  • Linux: Sub-pixel anti-aliasing is enabled by default
  • Carets blink by default (can be changed with the caret_style file setting).
  • Files with the same name, but different directories, now have unambiguous labels in the side bar and tabs
  • New windows are created with the settings and size of the previous window. This supersedes the new_window_settings.
  • duplicate_line will operate on non-empty selections, duplicating the selection
  • Added global setting show_tab_close_buttons
  • Added Reveal in Side Bar context menu item
  • Added Tools/New Snippet menu item
  • Added menu items for syntax specific settings and distraction free settings
  • Fixed performance issues with SQL and JavaScript syntax highlighting on files with long lines
  • shellVariables values specified in .tmPreferences files are available to snippets, fixing many Rails snippets.
  • OSX: Changed key bindings for Find, Replace and Full Screen to match Lion defaults
  • OSX: Files and folders dropped onto the dock icon will be opened in a new window by default
  • OSX: Command+Alt+O will toggle overwrite mode
  • OSX: Command+, will open the user file settings
  • OSX: Initial support for input methods
  • Dropped files will be opened in the pane they're dropped on
  • Added global setting binary_file_patterns, to exclude files from Goto Anything and Find in Files
  • Commands may be passed as arguments via --command
  • Enabling scroll_past_end in Distraction Free.sublime-settings
  • Line highlights are disabled by default
  • Improved scrolling logic when working with cloned files, and resizing word wrapped files
  • Improved behavior of page up / page down
  • Improved Toggle Comment behavior on empty selections for languages without line comments
  • Find in Files: 'Use Buffer' is now selected by default
  • "New Folder" menu item can create multiple folders at once
  • Panel heights are stored in the session
  • Goto Symbol is able to display symbols with forward slashes
  • Fixed scenario where characters with a background color could be drawn clipped
  • Fixed a scenario that could result in Goto Anything rows appearing in the wrong location
  • OSX and Linux: Fixed reading and writing of UTF-16 encoded files
  • OSX and Linux: Select Folder dialogs allow multiple selection
  • OSX: Fixed not being able to click on the auto complete window
  • Fixed Goto Line not updating the status bar
  • Fixed Goto Symbol not updating the status bar
  • Linux: Improved redraw performance
  • Windows: Save As dialog will prompt to overwrite files
  • Windows: Fixed a scenario where the update notification dialog could be missed
  • Using a bullet, rather than an asterisk, to indicate dirty files
  • Theme: Tab labels fade rather than elide, and are better positioned to make use of available space
  • Theme: Images are reloaded on the fly
  • Theme: Added a 1px border to the right of the side bar
  • Theme: Added new classes sidebar_container, overlay_control and sheet_container_control
  • Theme: Minimap viewport color is themeable, via the minimap_control class
  • Theme: Theme specific widget settings are now used, via Widget - <theme name>.sublime-settings
  • Theme: Buttons now use standard label controls for their text
  • Theme: Label controls now have properties font.face, font.size, font.bold, font.italic, shadow_color and shadow_offset
  • Theme: Layers now have a repeat property
  • Theme: Controls that used to use 'background_color' now use layers instead
  • API: Added window.views()
  • API: More strictly enforcing the main thread only usage restriction
  • API: show_input_panel() will run its callbacks at a time when they're able to show panels and overlays
  • API: Changed handling of on_query_completion results with an empty trigger
  • API: Added window.hwnd() (Windows only)

Build 2076

Release Date: 1 July 2011
  • Relabeling from Alpha to Beta
  • Added Command Palette (Windows and Linux: Ctrl+Shift+P, OSX: Command+Shift+P)
  • Added Distraction Free mode (accessible via View/Enter Distraction Free Mode)
  • Selected text is rendered with syntax highlighting, unless the color scheme specifies a selectionForeground key
  • Added a progress bar when loading files
  • OSX: Distributing as a universal binary, with 64 bit and 32 bit support
  • Added a key binding to wrap the selection in a tag (Windows and Linux: Alt+Shift+W, OSX: Ctrl+Shift+W)
  • Monokai is now the default color scheme, rather than Monokai Bright
  • Added a File/Close All menu item
  • Folders may now be dropped anywhere on the window, not just on the side bar
  • Improved selection and line highlight rendering
  • Selection border color can be customized in .tmTheme files with the selectionBorder key
  • Find highlight color will default to yellow if a color scheme doesn't specify one
  • Added encode_html_entities command (accessible via the Command Palette)
  • Added rot13 command (accessible via the Command Palette)
  • Added shift_tab_unindent setting, to force shift+tab to unindent even without a multi-line selection
  • Added setting ensure_newline_at_eof_on_save
  • Increased search limit for the Jump to Matching Bracket command
  • Improved auto-indent behavior in the face of mixed indentation
  • Improved toggle block comment on an empty selection
  • Tweaked auto-pairing rules
  • Fixed Add Line Before adding indentation on lines where there should be none
  • Fixed issue when using Find/Replace with back references and a reversed search direction
  • JavaScript: Added support for node.js shebangs
  • Improved the HTML completions for link and style
  • Shell Script: Fixed file type associations
  • Added Toggle Comment support for YAML
  • Fixed shutdown not proceeding while folders are being scanned
  • Fixed spell checking for words with non-ascii prefixes or suffixes
  • Fixed a quirk when using Goto Anything, typing, and then clearing the text box
  • Fixed the minimap initially showing at the wrong size on new files
  • Fixed a scenario where the label and close button on a tab would be in the wrong spot
  • Fixed a rare crash that could occur after closing a file, then changing layout
  • Windows: Improved support for menu hiding
  • OSX: Changed the color space used for rendering
  • Linux: Fixed an issue that could cause the status bar not to show at startup
  • Linux: Changed Python compiler settings, to enable loading of compiled python extensions, and importing the hashlib module
  • Build Systems: Current directory when building will default to the file's directory if none is specified in the build system
  • Build Systems: result_line_regex may specify a column and message (using the 2ed and 3rd capture groups)
  • insert_snippet command: extra arguments passed to the command will be forwarded onto the snippet
  • The auto_complete command now takes an optional disable_auto_insert argument
  • API: Added window.show_quick_panel()
  • API: Added sublime.platform() and sublime.arch()
  • API: Added window.focus_view()
  • API: Improved the behavior of tab completion in conjunction with on_query_completions returning non-word triggers
  • API: Calling run_command() from Python will no longer bypass is_enabled() checks
  • API: Fixed view.replace() scrolling the view

Build 2065

Release Date: 15 June 2011
  • Improved cold startup time
  • Added key bindings to toggle find options, which are shown in the tool tips
  • Find: The number of matching occurrences is indicated in the status bar
  • Find: Found text is highlighted in a separate color
  • Added "Reopen with Encoding" menu
  • Updated Scala package
  • Added Clojure syntax highlighting
  • Added Haml syntax highlighting
  • Added reStructuredText syntax highlighting
  • Syntax menu is now organized by package
  • Improved .tmLanguage file compatibility with regards to 0 length matches in rules
  • Added 'theme' global setting
  • Themes are automatically reloaded
  • Theme selectors are more powerful, and can now select based on the classes and attributes of parents
  • Color Schemes: Added inactiveSelection and inactiveSelectionForeground keys
  • Added Solarized color schemes
  • OSX: Using a white ibeam cursor on dark backgrounds
  • OSX: Added key binding for Wrap Paragraph at Ruler (Command+Option+Q)
  • OSX: Added document icons
  • OSX: Fixed a scenario that could result in the save panel double adding an extension
  • API: Added Window.num_groups(), Window.active_group(), and Window.focus_group(group)
  • API: Added Window.folders(), to access the currently opened folders
  • API: Region rendering will use the foreground and background colors for a given scope if both are specified in the tmTheme file
  • Fixed UI glitch with the replace panel and empty replacement strings
  • Fixed a crash with very large or very small font sizes

Build 2059

Release Date: 28 April 2011
  • Added smooth scrolling
  • Added spell checking
  • Tab Completion is enabled by default. Shift+Tab can be used to insert a literal tab
  • Pressing Ctrl+Space after a tab completion will adjust the last completion, rather than starting a new one
  • Tab completion is smarter about when to insert a completion, and when to insert a tab
  • Auto complete is now case insensitive
  • Added global setting, remember_open_files
  • Disclosure buttons on the tree control have a larger target area
  • Tweaked tab header background for improved contrast
  • Status bar column display correctly accounts for tabs
  • Fixed an issue with scrollbars on small files
  • Shift+Mouse wheel scrolls horizontally
  • Recent files no longer appear in the Goto Anything list
  • Improved startup time
  • Updated HTML completions
  • Updated path handling in exec.py
  • OSX: Added support for Help/Search
  • OSX: Activating the application when no windows are open creates a new window
  • Linux: Fixed a crash that could occur in Save All

Build 2051

Release Date: 19 March 2011
  • Bracket matching is smarter, and will ignore brackets in comments and strings
  • OSX and Linux: Fixed a bug that could result in spiraling CPU usage
  • Added ":;" pairing in CSS
  • Reworked Layout menu
  • Scroll bar pucks are rendered with subpixel precision
  • Windows and Linux: Moving to the right by words will stop at the end of words, rather than the beginning
  • OSX: Improved minimap rendering quality
  • OSX: Fixed a regression in 2046 with some keyboard layouts, such as Japanese and Chinese
  • OSX: Changed mouse button bindings. Ctrl+Left Mouse will now open a context menu
  • Linux: Current window is brought to front when opening a file from the command line
  • Linux: Context menu is shown on button press, instead of button release
  • "Remove Folder" is now "Remove Folder from Project"
  • Fixed ordering of the Default package
  • Fixed Wrap Paragraph not correctly accounting for leading whitespace
  • API: Added sublime.version() and sublime.channel()
  • API: Fixed view.set_status() and view.erase_status() not refreshing the status bar

Build 2047

Release Date: 13 March 2011
  • Fixed mouse input regression in the license window and the select project window
  • OSX: Changed how the project is displayed in the title bar

Build 2046

Release Date: 12 March 2011
  • Added a side bar menu, with the ability to do basic file manipulation
  • Snippets with punctuation triggers are supported again
  • Improved automatic snippet field cancellation
  • Added Show Unsaved Changes context menu item
  • Reworked keyboard input
  • Mouse buttons can be configured via the new *.sublime-mousemap files
  • Windows and Linux: Right mouse + scroll wheel will change files
  • Mouse buttons 4 and 5 will change files
  • Rotating the mouse wheel in the tab header area will change tabs
  • Linux: Window position and state are recorded in the session
  • Ctrl+W (Command+W on OSX) will close the window if no files are open
  • Ctrl+Shift+W (Command+Shift+W on OSX) will close the window
  • Quote auto-pairing is smarter, and will do the intended thing more often
  • Added find_selected_text file setting
  • Packages may add items to menus, including the main menu, context menu, and side bar menu
  • Main.sublime-menu is automatically reloaded when changed
  • Added New Plugin and New Build System menu items
  • Build files may specify environment variables, using the env key
  • Added build_env file preference, which will be picked up by the build system
  • Add Line Before will insert the correct amount of indentation
  • Tweaked status message display
  • Tweaked switch_file
  • Disabled typing while dragging
  • Added diff syntax highlighting
  • Fixed regression in 2036 that caused unsaved file indicators to not show in the title bar
  • Linux: Fixed locale related bug that could cause multi-pane layouts to not work
  • OSX: Fixed Command+{X,C,V,Z,Y,A} not working in save and open panels
  • API: Added Command.is_visible(args)

Build 2039

Release Date: 4 March 2011
  • Fixed an issue with Linux font rendering
  • Show minimap setting is respected when cloning
  • Fixed flicker that could occur when showing the auto complete window

Build 2036

Release Date: 3 March 2011
  • Tab completion is now off by default, but can be turned back on with the new tab_completion setting
  • Added File/Clone File menu item
  • Showing the project in the title bar
  • Populating file types in Open and Save dialogs
  • Ctrl+Shift+K will delete the current line (all platforms)
  • Improved delete_word command, it will now delete a word and a neighboring space when it makes sense to do so
  • Added Wrap Paragraph command (Alt+Q on Windows and Linux)
  • Updated PHP completions, with thanks to vostok4
  • Linux: Added support for global menus, as used by Ubuntu 11.04
  • Linux: Using XDG_CONFIG_HOME if set
  • Windows and Linux: Fixed slow startup when large folders are open
  • OSX: Option+Arrows will stop at the beginning of words when moving left, and the end of words when moving right
  • OSX: Drawing shadows on popup windows
  • OSX: Fixed mouse over highlights sometimes remaining on when the mouse leaves the window
  • Build systems support a key containing platform specific settings ("windows", "osx" or "linux")
  • Build systems support an optional "target" setting, which defaults to "exec". This specifies the command that will be run when the build system is triggered
  • Fixed the selector field in .sublime-build files not being interpreted correctly
  • Corrected the file_regex in Make.sublime-build
  • Fixed a crash bug that could occur when using Ctrl+P with save_on_focus_lost enabled
  • Fixed serialization of large numbers in settings files
  • Documentation: Added API Reference

Build 2032

Release Date: 26 February 2011
  • Opening files no longer does any blocking IO in the main thread; working with remote files is much better now
  • Goto Anything gives file previews a short time to load before displaying them, reducing flicker from asynchronous loading
  • Reworked snippets and auto complete into a unified system
  • Word completions can be inserted by pressing tab
  • Added .sublime-completions file format, for pre-defined completions
  • Added completion entries for HTML and PHP
  • Added new setting, save_on_focus_lost, to automatically save files when switching applications
  • Improved font glpyh generation speed
  • Folder scanning is faster
  • Content based syntax detection now takes a lower precedence to the file extension based detection
  • next_view / prev_view commands won't update the stack until the modifier keys are released
  • In the replace panel, ctrl+alt+enter will perform a replace all
  • OSX: Supporting "no_antialias" and "gray_antialias" font rendering settings
  • OSX: Not showing the proxy icon when the Goto Anything panel is open, to prevent Cocoa from doing unwarranted blocking IO
  • OSX: Restoring the window title when returning from full screen mode
  • Windows: Hide Menu is now restored correctly on startup
  • Fixed default_line_ending not being applied to empty files
  • API: Added auto complete API, EventListener.on_query_completions()
  • API: Added on_activated(view) and on_deactivated(view)
  • API: save and prompt_save_as commands are accessible from the view

Build 2027

Release Date: 19 February 2011
  • Added bookmarks
  • Opened folders are kept synchronized with the file system
  • Individual folders can be removed via their context menu
  • Folders are loaded incrementally. Refresh Folders also works incrementally, and will not reset the expanded/collapsed state of the folder tree
  • Goto Anything: the ranking function will try harder to find the best match for each file
  • Added for emacs style marks, via commands set_mark, select_to_mark, delete_to_mark and swap_with_mark. Marks interact well with multiple selections.
  • Added an emacs style kill ring, and a corresponding yank command.
  • Added command show_at_center, which scrolls the view to center on the selection. This is bound to Ctrl+K, Ctrl+C on Windows and Linux, or Ctrl+L on OSX.
  • Added Word Wrap Column menu
  • Added Ruler menu
  • Linux: Single instance support. This will only be enabled if a recent version of GTK is installed.
  • Linux: Support for the --wait command line parameter
  • Linux: Keypad enter key will insert a newline
  • Linux: WM_CLASS is set
  • OSX: Ctrl+K now works as expected when the cursor is at the end of a line
  • OSX: Ctrl+B is now unbound, so the default action of moving backwards by a character works
  • OSX: Option+Shift+Up/Down will work as expected
  • OSX: Implemented centerSelectionInVisibleArea (Ctrl+L), and yank (Ctrl+Y) messages
  • Any keys bound to move by lines will take effect in Goto Anything and the filter window. Specifically, on OSX Ctrl+P and Ctrl+N can be used to select the next and previous items.
  • Windows: Added fake scrollbars to the window, as required by some belligerent mouse drivers
  • Stronger protection against infinitely recursive directory trees, especially for file systems that don't report inodes
  • In Global Settings, file_exclude_patterns has been separated from folder_exclude_patterns
  • Changes to folder_exclude_patterns and file_exclude_patterns are applied on the fly
  • Fixed Find in Files not recursing in some scenarios
  • command_mode now disables character input, as it should
  • Automatic Build System selection now prefers Build Systems in the User folder
  • Fixed an issue with curly bracket pairing
  • Normalizing newlines emitted from exec'd programs
  • delete_word no longer deletes punctuation and whitespace at the same time
  • Fixed a crash when trying to focus a group that doesn't exist
  • API: Added view.show_at_center(point)
  • API: add_regions() can be given an icon name
  • API: Added sublime.log_commands(bool), to log the commands that are being run

Build 2023

Release Date: 13 February 2011
  • Fixed a crash in Goto Anything introduced in the previous version
  • Goto Anything file previewing is faster
  • Windows: Can now hide the menu, revealing it when alt is pressed
  • Multi-part extensions, such as "index.html.erb" work as expected
  • Updated syntax highlighting for Ruby and Ruby on Rails
  • Syntaxes are always shown in the menu, even if they don't have any associated file types
  • Added AppleScript syntax highlighting
  • Linux: Tweaked ignored modifier keys
  • Fixed window title being set incorrectly in some circumstances

Build 2020

Release Date: 11 February 2011
  • New version numbering scheme
  • OSX: Using sparkle for automatic updates
  • OSX: Added command line helper
  • File syntax is detected by looking at the first line of the file
  • Added shadows to the text area when the sides are clipped. These can be customized with the shadowWidth and shadow properties in .tmTheme files
  • Adding folders is faster
  • Added Copy File Path to the context menu
  • OSX: Tweaked font rendering
  • OSX: Open and save dialogs follow the current directory
  • OSX: Improved startup time
  • OSX: Command+Shift+S will Save As, Command+Alt+S will Save All
  • OSX: Fixed a scenario where files passed to the application were ignored
  • OSX: Fixed a crash when clicking on the select project window
  • Find in Files: The global folder_exclude_patterns are respected
  • Find in Files: Folder names may be used in the include / exclude patterns
  • Linux / OSX: Adding folders with recursive symlinks are handled properly
  • Fixed a rendering issue with extremely long tokens
  • Fixed a crash bug if the folder list is cleared while it's still loading
  • Fixed a crash when pressing Ctrl+Tab with no open files
  • Added --project command line parameter
  • Tweaked scrolling behavior of the exec command
  • Improved symbol detection, especially for C++
  • Added new key "gutterForeground" to color schemes
  • Updated Haskell.tmLanguage
  • Updated Python.tmLanguage
  • Updated XML.tmLanguage
  • Updated CSS.tmLanguage
  • Lua: Highlighting the not keyword
  • CSS: Fixed the '{' key binding not working as expected
  • Fixed explicitly set file types not being restored correctly from the session
  • Fixed Goto Anything displaying erratically when no files are open
  • API: Added view.set_syntax_file(file_name)
  • API: Implementing the on_close() callback

20110203 Changelog

  • Added tab context menu
  • Added "draw_minimap_border" setting
  • Added subword movement: Alt+Left/Right on Windows and Linux, Ctrl+Left/Right on OSX
  • Menu Mnemonics for Windows and Linux
  • Added Switch File menu
  • Folders passed on the command line are handled correctly
  • When closing a file that's currently loading, the load will be canceled immediately
  • Syntax definitions are loaded asynchronously
  • JavaScript: Better identification of functions for the symbol list
  • About window is modal
  • Added Ant and Erlang build systems
  • Made find highlights and bracket match highlights more visible
  • Goto Anything: When multiple folders are open, the folder name will be prefixed to the displayed file name
  • Fixed spaces in Goto Anything throwing off the highlighting character
  • Linux: Setting the mouse cursor
  • Linux: Support for running via a symlink
  • Linux: Support for remote files
  • Linux: Fixed a problem with drag and drop if the dropped filenames contained spaces
  • Linux: Checkboxes only show up on menu items where they should
  • Linux and Windows: Alt+<number> will switch to the given tab. Changing layout has moved to Alt+Shift+<number>
  • Windows: Improved startup speed
  • Windows: "-z arg" may be passed on the command line, and it will be ignored
  • OSX: Implemented scrollToBeginningOfDocument: and scrollToEndOfDocument:
  • OSX: Fixed Quad Pane layout incorrectly being bound to Option+4 (now Command+Option+4)
  • OSX: Fixed a crash that could occur in Select Project
  • OSX: Fixed a crash when pasting if the pasteboard contents can't be converted to a string
  • API: Fixed an interaction between EventListener plugins and the console panel
  • API: API functions validate they're being called on the correct thread

20110130 Changelog

  • Fixed a crash that could occur on startup
  • Fixed a crash that could occur when changing pane layout
  • Added menu items to change font size, in Preferences/Font
  • OSX: Adding support for more actions, including moveToBeginningOfParagraph: and moveToEndOfParagraph: deleteToEndOfParagraph:, and more. This enables Ctrl+a, Ctrl+e and Ctrl+k.
  • Adding the same folder a second time to the folder list will do nothing
  • Added a hover state to the disclosure buttons in the side bar
  • Ctrl+[ and Ctrl+] will indent / unindent on Windows and Linux
  • Implemented the command_mode setting
  • Linux: Fixed Ctrl+Shift+<number> key bindings
  • Linux: Open file dialog will allow multiple files to be selected
  • API: Python TextCommand plugins are triggered by widgets. This enables commands like delete_word (i.e., Ctrl+Backspace).
  • API: Added on_query_context
  • API: Added sublime.load_settings() and sublime.save_settings()
  • API: Added settings.erase()
  • API: view.text_point works as expected when passing in negative rows and columns
  • API: parser module may be imported on Linux

20110129 Changelog

  • Linux: Fixed an incompatibility with non-ubuntu distributions
  • Windows: Fixed an issue when running from a path with unicode characters
  • OSX: Command+1 will select the first tab, Command+2 the second, and so on
  • OSX: Command+M will minimize the window, match brackets is now Ctrl+M
  • OSX: Added Zoom to the Window menu
  • OSX: scroll_past_end defaults to false
  • Ignoring spaces when searching for files in Goto Anything
  • Goto Anything: '@' operator will select the current symbol by default
  • Goto Anything: ':' operator won't scroll the view until a line number is entered
  • Goto Anything: '#' operator won't set the whole word flag on the find panel
  • Goto Anything: '#' operator can be used to search for punctuation
  • Goto Anything: Fixed a bug where an unexpected file could be selected
  • Added syntax highlighting for Go
  • Tightened up tab close animation
  • Giving more feedback when adding a folder to the sidebar
  • Improved find panel status messages
  • API: Added sublime.packages_path()
  • API: Added sublime.installed_packages_path()

20110127 Changelog

  • Initial public version