jps wrote:It's a global setting, rather than a file level setting
Ah, ok. That worked, thanks!
I have to admit the preferences setup is a bit confusing as a Mac user -- I guess it's just unusual to have access to application-level settings, or even anything beyond a pretty window of settings that opens with cmd-, haha. Though I think it's a fair trade-off to have such powerful customization options, as well as the kick-ass editor at the core.
Also, quick note, there's a typo in your comment here in Global.sublime-settings:
// OS X only: When filter are opened from finder, or by dragging onto the