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TextMate launch configuration

Is it possible to configure TextMate to launch the program I am currently writing (using the Command+R shortcut) with some command line parameters?
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Recover application not responding

Is there any way to recover an application when it becomes frozen (not responding) besides simply shutting it down? Reason being, occasionally Textmate freezes up on me, like now, and I've got two ...
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Textmate OSX Yosemite ruby 1.8

After upgrading to the OSX Yosemite, Textmate's duplicate line command ctrl+shift D produces an error warning: -K is specified; it is for 1.8 compatibility and may cause odd behavior. Previously, ...
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is it possible to open a file with commandline mate without focusing TextMate?

Or if not, is there an easy way to return focus to iTerm/Terminal after opening a file/directory with mate?
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Run groovy and grails with TextMate

I installed the groovy and groovy grails bundle for TextMate and also installed groovy and grails on my Mac. But when I want to run a Groovy Application I get the following error message. Couldn't ...
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How does one downgrade TextMate Bundles?

Today I lost many hours of work trying to recover from a recent update to various TextMate Bundles that broke my TextMate installation (I had TextMate set to automatically update bundles, am using the ...
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Remove Quicklook Syntax Highlighting with TextMate2?

I recently installed TextMate2 Alpha and it comes with a Syntax Highlighting plugin for the OS X QuickLook. Can it be disabled without removing TextMate?
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How to create a new Snippet in TextMate 2's Bundle Editor?

I'm looking at an existing Bundle in TextMate 2's Bundle Editor. How do I create a new (editable) Snippet in the currently selected Bundle? Seems like this should be obvious, but I am stumped. ...
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How can I stop the shell command `mate` from opening Textmate 1.x instead of Textmate2?

I've installed mate in the preferences pane in TextMate2. It says "Shell support installed." I added the string export EDITOR="/usr/local/bin/mate -w" to ~/.bashrc as instructed. However, when I use ...
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How to get rid of underlines under URLs in Textmate 2?

I decided to try Textmate 2 alpha, since I used to use TM 1.5 for years. I got it up and running, but no matter which theme I use, all URLs (as in href and src) are underlined in my HTML documents, ...
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TextMate 2: How to enable/disable Code Folding

Text files shown in TextMate 2 are not currently showing me any options for Code Folding. IOW, there are are no up, down arrows over in the line number gutter on the left that allow collapsing regions ...
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Make TextMate run php from a different binary, not the original php

I work with php and postgre, and since the stock php doesn't come with postgre I had to install a different php version. So I installed php5 from this website: http://php-osx.liip.ch It's a quick ...
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TextMate auto-indents new line when starting to type

I'm using TextMate 2.0 alpha to write some SASS and HAML. Say I have this code: h2 font-size: 20px margin-bottom: 20px color: #777 When I add a new line after the last key-value pair (color: ...
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TextMate : Keeping my KeyBindings after an update

I'm using TextMate 2 with some custom KeyBindings. I change them in /Applications/TextMate.app/Contents/Resources/KeyBindings.dict. It works great, but everytime I update them app they get reset. (I ...
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How to launch TextMate (and probably other software) from the command line?

I am very new to Mac, coming from Linux. I am using TextMate, and I suddenly discovered I do not know how to launch TextMate from command line. Using completion, nothing looks like TextMate. Where ...
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Is it possible to open several projects in one window with TextMate2?

Can I open several projects in one Textmate2 window like SublimeText does?
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Can't run Groovy with TextMate

How to run a Groovy program from TextMate? I have installed Groovy and also I have added the bundle in TextMate but still it's giving me this error: Couldn't find groovy If you have ...
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Expand symlinked directory in finder

Is there a way to make it so that in list view in Finder a symbolically linked directory can be expanded like a regular directory? I would just switch to column view, but I'm using TextMate 2's file ...
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TextMate recover after kernel panic

I was working on an unsaved file when the kernel suddenly got a panic attack. I have the 'Save files when focus is lost" checkbox checked, and I frequently switched between textmate and the browser, ...
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How to use tabs in Textmate 2 for files opened via Transmit

When editing multiple files from Panic's Transmit, in TextMate 1 they'd open themselves in tabs instead of separate windows. How can I restore that behavior in TextMate 2? This was the workflow for ...
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How to get a document to display its contents in quick look

Is there a way to associate a file type (*.md from Github) in a such a way that its contents are 'visible' with OS X's quick look? I've associated the extension (*.md) with TextMate, but this doesn't ...
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TextMate/TextWrangler Document Reverts

This happens to me when I'm editing a document (usually a Javascript script) in TextMate (1 and 2) and TextWrangler. I have this document open in another app, and in certain occasions, the document ...
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Textmate 2 and Latex

How can I set the main file in Textmate 2 in order to make it compile my complete dissertation and not the file I am editing?
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How to edit theme colors in TextMate 2?

In TextMate 1 there is a Fonts & Colors tab in Preferences to edit theme colors, but in TextMate 2 I cannot find how to do the same... I can select a theme in the View menu, but I want to ...
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Text editing: switch to Override mode

In insert mode, the text in front of the cursor is pushed forward when new text is inserted. For example, if the cursor is at position ^ and the word word3 is typed: word1 word2 ^ The result ...
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Choose a tab in textmate 2

Choosing : I use a European keyboard (french) and I can't use ⌘1, ⌘2 etc. to access a specific tab with TM2. These shorcuts are used by the Finder to choose a Desktop (Space). In the Preferences ...
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How to Run Shell Script upon Application Launch?

Not sure if this belongs here or on SuperUser, but it's Mac specific, so I'll go with here. I wrote a Ruby script that edits TextMate's global properties file and changes the theme based on the time ...
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Make Finder treat TextMate .tmbundle as regular directory

Is there a (reversible) way to make Finder treat TextMate .tmbundle packages as regular folders? Right now, to view a bundle's contents, I need to right-click and select Show Package Contents to view ...
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Why is the folder in ~/Library/Application\ Support called “Avian” for Textmate 2?

I would expect one of: ~/Library/Application\ Support/Textmate ~/Library/Application\ Support/Textmate2 Or maybe: ~/Library/Application\ Support/Macromates What's the story here?
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Using bitmapped Monaco in Textmate

When I use TextWrangler, I can use the beautiful, crisp bitmapped 10 point Monaco font: In TextMate, when I select Monaco 10 as my font, I get a much fuzzier rendered vector graphic from the ...
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TextMate 2: How to permanently default to soft tabs (spaces instead of tabs)?

SETUP OS X 10.8 TextMate 2 -r9283 QUESTION How can I permanently force TextMate to to always default to soft tabs (use spaces, not tabs)? I want to know how to make TextMate default to this ...
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How do I configure Textmate2 to always show wrap Column line for all files?

I want to show the wrap column line for all files, how can I do this? I checked the .tm_properties file, but I don't see any mention of it in there.
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Can't use any bundle command in TextMate

Just did a fresh install. I can't seem to run any bundle command. Always get an error like: Library/Application Support/TextMate/Managed/Bundles/Bundle ...
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TextMate is only showing some bundles, and not highlighting my code anymore

I use TextMate for all my Python programming, but recently it stopped highlighting my Python code. I have also tried YAML, which isn't highlighted either. When I click Bundles, I only see the ...
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Use Textmate (or any arbitrary application) with Lion's “Versions” feature?

I'm writing a thesis in LaTeX with TextMate. I want very simple, very automated version control. Nothing complicated! Just, every time I save, a new version is created so that I can easily go back in ...
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Is there a way to use a Finder hot key to open a folder in TextMate?

I have setup a System Preferences -> Keyboard -> Keyboard Shortcuts -> Services item to allow me to use a hotkey to "Open in TextMate". It works fine on files, but does not work on folders. If I ...
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Which text editor has better OSX support, TextMate, or Sublime Text 2

I've been using Sublime Text 2 for Windows and Linux because it's simply the best for those platforms. However, when using OSX I have the option to use TextMake, which is where Sublime Text 2 seems ...
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TextMate 2 Bundle creation

In TextMate 2, how can I create a new Bundle? I´m using a programming language which so far doesn't have a bundle (so no syntax highlighting, snippets and so on). TextMate 1 used to have a Bundle ...
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Is there a remote file transfer solution for TextMate?

Currently doing some php in Eclipse but want to switch to something like Textmate because Eclipse runs like a fat dog. Eclipse has Esftp installed as well as subclipse. This way when i want to work on ...
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How to copy and paste Javascript code from a PDF file to a texteditor (Textmate or Sublime Text)

Everytime, I want to copy and paste one Javascript code example from a book (in a pdf version) to Sublime Text or Textmate, any " " become “ ” >> the code doesn't work. Is there any way to fix this ...
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Is there a way I can set the Tab key as (part of) an application keyboard shortcut in System Preferences > Keyboard shortcuts?

Basically, I would like ⇥ and ⇧+⇥ to "Shift Right" and "Shift Right" (Menu items to indent or unindent selection) in TextMate. However, I can't set them using the System Preferences GUI, as pressing ...
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Can I install TextMate 2 and keep TextMate 1?

I would like to try TextMate's new version but since it is a beta release with some bugs and unfinished features, I don't want to use it everyday. Is there any way to install TextMate 2 and keep ...
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Custom keyboard layout problem with some apps

I have an early 2011 Macbook Pro with Lion. I used Ukelele and KeyRemap4Macbook to customize my keyboard layout, because I wasn't satisfied with the default one. Namely I switched right Cmd with ...
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How can I get TextMate's QuickLook plugin to render HAML and YML files?

TextMate's QL generators are supposed to render QL views for files that TM recognizes, while TM is open. Out of the box, it only renders the basic ones (C, Perl, etc), but this article on Ciaran ...
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How can I bypass Textmate asking for my password every time I save a file?

I'm using Lion and every time I edit a file, TextMate prompt me for my password. Is there a way to bypass that?
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What makes TextMate a good editor? [closed]

I'm always reading about developers praising TextMate as the editor. What's so awesome about it? Please note that I'm a long-term Emacs user.
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Is there a way to reopen last windows when you launch TextMate in Lion?

I know TextMate isn't Lion optimised, but is there any way to do this?
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Is there a vim bundle for Textmate?

If i want to edit a vimrc file using Textmate I always get this non highlighted flat file. To have a little bit of colors I select the Shell (Bash) bundle but this is far from perfect for editing ...
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Using TextMate, how can I wrap everything in PHP tags?

A question about TextMate. For example, I just typed var_dump($codes);, and I forgot to write <?php ?>. So, now I want to highlight the area that I want to wrap the php tags around. How can I do ...
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Using TextMate, is there a hotkey to move the cursor out of the quotations?

Using TextMate, I noticed when you open a new set of quotations, the ending quotation is automatically created and wraps what you are going to type. Let's say I am finished typing my string literal, ...