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A text editor for Mac OS X created by Allan Odgaard.

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BBEdit Code Completion and other features found in Textmate

Sometime back in the early 2000s I switched from BBEdit to TextMate, but now it seems TextMate gets to be long in the tooth while the good folks at BareBones are still at it. The most convenient ...
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copy/paste of large amount of text to terminal leads to scrambled/missing characters [duplicate]

I work with TextMate and R over the terminal. When pasting a lot of code (CMD+C/CMD+V, e.g. 60 lines) it sometimes happens that few characters in the code are scrambled, which then leads to error ...
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Why css files are opening in safari by default in MacBook?

I do not know what happened to my MacBook, but all the css files are appearing with the web browser icon as you can see in the following image. When I open it it is opening in safari instead of ...
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TextEditor with Overview of Search Tool's Result?

I am trying to find a texteditor which can give an overview of Search Tool's Result. I find the current situation of TextMate problematic You cannot see the section of one search result without ...
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Does Textmate have anything like Emacs's point and mark for making selections?

In Emacs, I can easily select a phrase in the middle of a sentence using incremental search. For example, I've written the sentence "I have never been to Paris, but I have taken a virtual tour of the ...
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TextMate: open file windows is weird

In TextMate, I have recently my open file that is become weird: No way to come back to a normal window. Does anyone know how to do?
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Can I transfer my TextMate 2 settings to another Mac?

I am switching to a new Mac and want to bring my TextMate 2 settings with me from my old Mac. I don't see an obvious way to do this, and searching hasn't brought anything up. Do I really need to re-...
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How to edit many lines at once in TextMate?

I am testing my first Chromebook and its Caret editor. I would like to have the feature called "editing many lines at once" by holding CMD and clicking appropriate lines, like in sublime but much ...
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How can the gutter in TextMate 2 be disabled?

Is there a means to disable the gutter in TextMate 2 on OS X? This was apparently possible in previous versions of TextMate. TextMate version 2.0-beta.8 OS X Yosemite 10.10.5
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How to indent selection in TextMate?

Situation I would like to indent the selection and move it to right in TextMate. How can you indent this kind of selection?
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How to set no tabs in TextMate

I do not want tabs as symbols in Textmate. I would like to them be for instance 4 spaces. How can you make each 'tab' be 4 spaces?
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Textmate's Filter Through Command

I run anything there on document or selection I get /bin/sh: pandoc: command not found I installed pandoc by brew install pandoc My pandoc's version is 1.13.2.1. There is probably something ...
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Open arbitary file from Finder in TextMate

In Finder, I see a file with the ".rel" extension. I'd like top open it in TextMate. I don't see TextMate in the list of choices, and, in fact, can't find it anywhere in the list of applications ...
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TextMate 2 changed files' icon?

Several days ago, I installed the text editor TextMate 2. I notice that the icons of my .h and .m files which were created in Xcode have been changed to the new one. Like the screenshot below which ...
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What are page up/ page down keys on Macbook for TextMate?

In other apps I use Command-UpArrow / Command-DownArrow, but those go to beginning/end of file in TextMate.
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Export a changed Bundle from Textmate 2

How do I export a Bundle with changes (delta) from Textmate 2? I have installed the Bundle manually and it appears in the ~/Library/Application Support/Avian/Pristine Copy/Bundles directory. But I'...
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Keyboard shortcut for replace and find next in textmate

The ⌘ + G finds the next occurrence. ⌘ + ⇧ + F does NOT do the right thing: it brings up the Find/Replace dialog - and if you just hit ↩ it does not properly default to Replace and Find. I am NOT ...
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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 after it becomes unresponsive

Is there any way to recover an application once it freezes aside from killing it? Context being, I have been working on a couple of files in TextMate 1.5 and TextMate has stopped responding, I have ...
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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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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?

TextMate2 Alpha comes with a Syntax Highlighting plugin for macOS QuickLook. How 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 : 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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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 TrueType ...
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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 Support.tmbundle/Support/shared/lib/escape.rb:...
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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 ...