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

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Textmate alt-f to move forward by one word

I've recently switched from Linux to Mac. One thing that is really killing my emacs memory muscles right now is the lack of alt+f and alt+b to jump forward and backward by word. I've gotten the meta/...
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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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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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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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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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Split Windows on Textmate

Textmate has been around for a while, I bought it in 2006. Is it possible to split windows horizontally and or vertically on Textmate nowadays? Probably someone out there made a kind of Plugin for ...
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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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Creating a new file blocks Textmate

When I want to create a new file through the button (left-bottom one) in the project drawer or in the file menu it takes a long time and blocks TextMate and even blocks TextMate totally in some cases. ...
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AppleScript app started prompting to run or quit. How can I disable this?

I'm not entirely sure why this has started happening since this is completely new behaviour and I haven't done any system updates but I have a nice little toolbar app for my Snow Leopard Finder.app ...
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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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How to create TextMate project that contains all files in a folder (and updates dynamically)?

I'd like to create a TextMate project that consists of all files in a particular folder, with the added stipulation that as files are added to (or removed from) that folder that they be added/removed ...
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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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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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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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Opening a new file in TextMate opens the last opened file as well

Here is a small annoyance that I have with TextMate. When I want to open a new file in TextMate when it's not running it also opens the last opened file. Now for some cases that's just nice of him to ...
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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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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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What are some Textmate alternatives that have the completion key feature?

I am slowly beginning to fear the worst with Textmate and the impending release of Lion and how stable Textmate might be on it. So my question is, are there any Textmate alternatives out there that ...
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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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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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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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Auto open textmate project on startup

How do I get textmate to remember what project i had open last and reopen it automatically? Right now I have to select it from the menu.
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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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Opening emacs from TextMate

I want to launch emacs from TextMate, I tried the method with OTC in here, but it would be great if I can learn other methods that I can launch emacs from TextMate.
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Can Textmate nicely indent HTML?

Does Textmate have a function to nicely indent HTML? HTML Tidy indents it - but it seems to delete tags as well. (This isn't completely proper HTML, but still!) <html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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 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 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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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, ...
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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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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 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 ...