I want to disable the "space+shift" thing in Sublime Text, it creates something that looks exactly like a space unless marked, and it messes upp all my scripts because I always accidentally type it. I was not able to find anything like "space+shift" or "shift+space" inside the sublime-keymap.

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    My Language/Region settings are English/USA and I see nothing to disable because "space+shift" is not defined and is nothing more then two keys being pressed, which on my system only produces a space. Additionally, looking at the file in a hex editor shows it as hex 20 which is nothing more then a space. That said, this may not be the case in other Language/Region settings, so you might need to provide more information especially what exactly you mean by "and it messes upp all my scripts". – user3439894 Dec 15 '15 at 12:22
  • Nothing to add to user3439894's comment except that you should add a screenshot of the messed up scripts. – klanomath Dec 15 '15 at 12:28
  • I forgot to add I tried "shift+space" as well as "space+shift" and the results are the same, a space (hex 20) being typed. – user3439894 Dec 15 '15 at 12:52
  • @klanomath What's interesting about seeing a screenshot of the scripts? Sorry if I didn't explain well, but it looks the exact same but it doesn't work the same. If I want to match a string that's exactly string (string+space) and I accidentally pressed that weird character, I will match string (string+weird character) and that messes my scripts up. – DisplayName Dec 15 '15 at 12:57
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    @DisplayName As user3439894 I can't reproduce the behavior of Sublime you describe. I also get 0x20 as result with the one or the other key(-combo). – klanomath Dec 15 '15 at 13:10

On my system I can't reproduce the behavior of Sublime described by the OP. The problem may be related to an interfering third-party app/process.

One possible solution - configuring a new keycode with Karabiner to avoid the problem - is outlined below.

To disable or modify ShiftSpace in Sublime just remap the key combo with Karabiner. Usually you have to define an app in /Applications/Karabiner.app/Contents/Resources/appdef.xml if you want to adjust/modify an app-only shortcut. Since the appdef list already contains Sublime Text you can immediately add a new remapping.

  1. Download, install and open Karabiner
  2. Open in the menulet Karabiner -> Preferences
  3. Open the tab Misc & Uninstall
  4. Hit the button Open private.xml
  5. Open the file private.xml with an appropriate editor
  6. Enter the customized keycode

    Example (ShiftSpace -> Space):

    <?xml version="1.0"?>
        <name>Enable at only SUBLIMETEXT</name>
          <name>Shift+Space to Space</name>
          <autogen>__KeyToKey__ KeyCode::SPACE, MODIFIERFLAG_EITHER_LEFT_OR_RIGHT_SHIFT, KeyCode::SPACE</autogen>
  7. Save the file

  8. Open in the menulet Karabiner -> Preferences the tab Change Key
  9. Hit the ReloadXML button
  10. Enable the Sublime Text remapping. It should be listed at the beginning.
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