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Keyboard Shortcuts For Sublime Text 3

Sublime Text is a proprietary cross-platform source code editor with a Python application programming interface (API). It natively supports many programming languages and markup languages, and functions can be added by users with plugins, typically community-built and maintained under free-software licenses.

Sublime Text is a slick, responsive cross-platform text editor that the developer community swears by. If you rely on menus and buttons to find your way around in this powerful program, you’re missing out on a faster, more seamless experience.

But you can fix that easily by switching to keyboard shortcuts to control Sublime Text.

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You don’t have to do much to discover them all. We already have the most essential Sublime Text 3 shortcuts lined up for you below!

The shortcuts work on Windows and most of them work on Linux also. With a few modifier key replacements, they work on macOS too. (Swap out Ctrl for Cmd and Alt for Option when you use Sublime Text on macOS.)

The Sublime Text 3 Keyboard Shortcuts :

Menu Control
Ctrl + Shift + NNew window
Ctrl + Shift + WClose window
Ctrl + OOpen file
Ctrl + Shift + TReopen last file
Ctrl + NNew file
Ctrl + SSave file
Ctrl + Shift + SSave file as
Ctrl + F4Close file
Ctrl + WClose Sublime
Windows, Files, and Tabs
Ctrl + KBToggle sidebar
Ctrl + Page Down/Page UpMove to next/previous open tab
Ctrl + Tab/Ctrl + Shift + TabMove to next/previous open tab by stack (order they were opened)
Ctrl + Shift + TReopen last closed tab
Ctrl +/-Zoom – increase/decrease font size
Ctrl + PQuick Open – Show file list of currently opened file
Shift + F11Toggle Distraction-free mode
Ctrl + Alt + UpColumn selection up
Ctrl + Alt + DownColumn selection down
Ctrl + Shift + PCommand Prompt
Ctrl + Shift + Alt + PShow Scope in status bar
F11Toggle Full Screen mode
Split Window
Alt + Shift + 1Split layout to 1 column
Alt + Shift + 2Split layout to 2 columns
Alt + Shift + 3Split layout to 3 columns
Alt + Shift + 4Split layout to 4 columns
Alt + Shift + 5Split layout to 2 vertical and 2 horizontal grids (4 Groups)
Alt + Shift + 8Split layout to 2 rows
Ctrl + [NUM]Jump to group where NUM is 1-4
Ctrl + Shift + [NUM]Move file to specified group where NUM is 1-4
Ctrl + K, then Arrow Up (with Ctrl pressed)Open new pane, and move current window into new pane
Ctrl + K, then Arrow DownClose current pane
Ctrl + K, then left arrow/Arrow RightMove to next pane to the left arrow/ right arrow
Ctrl + K, then Ctrl + Shift+Arrow Right/Arrow LeftOpen new tab in pane to the left arrow/ right arrow\
Alt + 1…0Jump to tab 1..10 in current pane
Ctrl + Arrow Left/Arrow RightMove one word left arrow/right arrow
Alt + Arrow Left/Arrow RightMove one sub-word left arrow/ right arrow
Page Up/Page DownMove one page up arrow/down arrow
Home/EndMove to beginning of line/end of line
Ctrl + Arrow Up/Arrow DownScroll page up arrow/down arrow without changing cursor position
Ctrl + MMove to opening bracket of faction, repeat for closing bracket
Ctrl + RShow Function List and navigate
Ctrl + Shift + RShow Function List without changing cursor position
Ctrl+;Go to word in current file
Alt+ -/+ on Numeric KeypadJump forward/backwards to/from previous positions or selections
Shift + Arrow Left/Arrow RightExtend selection one character left arrow/right arrow
Ctrl + Shift + Arrow Left/Arrow RightExtend selection one word left arrow/right arrow
Alt + Shift + Arrow Left/Arrow RightExtend selection one sub-word left arrow/right arrow
Shift + Arrow Up/Arrow DownExtend selection one line up arrow/down arrow
Shift + Page Up/Page DownExtend selection one page up arrow/down arrow
Shift + Home/EndExtend selection to beginning/end of line
Ctrl + Shift + Home/EndExtend selection to beginning of file/end of file
Ctrl + ASelect All
Ctrl + LSelect Line
Ctrl + DSelect current word, continue press D for expanding selection. Then continue in multi-line editing mode
Alt + F3Select all occurrences of current word, then continue in multi-line editing mode
Ctrl + Shift + LWith multiple lines selected – enter multi-line editing mode.
EscCancel selection
Ctrl + Shift + JSelect lines in this indention
Ctrl + Shift + AExpand selection
Ctrl + Shift + SpaceExpand selection
Ctrl + Shift + MSelect current function enclosed by brackets or parentheses
Ctrl + KUChange selection to upper case
Ctrl + KLChange selection to lower case
Cut, Copy, and Delete
Shift + DeleteCut
Ctrl + InsertCopy
Shift + InsertPaste
Ctrl + XCut
Ctrl + CCopy
Ctrl + VPaste
Ctrl + Shift + VPaste and match current indention
Ctrl + KVPaste from History
DeleteDelete character to the right
BackspaceDelete character to the left
Ctrl + BackspaceDelete word to the left
Ctrl + DeleteDelete word to the right
Ctrl + Shift + BackspaceDelete from cursor to beginning of line
Ctrl + Shift + DeleteDelete from cursor to end of line
Undo and Redo
Ctrl + ZUndo
Ctrl + Shift + ZRedo
Ctrl + YRedo or repeat
Find and Replace
Ctrl + FFind
F3Find next
Shift + F3Find previous
Alt + F3 (After selecting)Replace every selection
Ctrl + HReplace
Ctrl + IIncremental search
Ctrl + Shift + FFind in Files
Ctrl + F, Alt + EnterFind then Multi Edits
Ctrl + EUse selection to find field
Ctrl + Shift + EUse selection to replace field
Line Manipulation
Ctrl + Shift + Arrow Up/Arrow DownMove line or selection up arrow/down arrow
Ctrl + EnterInsert line after and position cursor at beginning of new line
Ctrl + JJoin line below at end of current line
Ctrl + Shift + Arrow DownDuplicate lines (on Sublime 3 on Windows this seem to no longer work, try Ctrl+Shift+D instead)
Ctrl + TTranspose
F9Sort Lines (case sensitive)
Shift + F9Sort Lines (case insensitive)
Ctrl + ] / [Indent/unindent
Ctrl + Shift + DDuplicate line or selection
Ctrl + Shift + Arrow Up/Arrow DownMove line or selection up arrow/down arrow
Code Folding
Ctrl + Shift + [Fold selection
CtrlL + Shift + ]Unfold selection
Ctrl + K, Then Press 1Fold all
CTRL + K, Then press JUnfold all
CTRL + 2/9Fold level
CTRL + /Comment line
CTRL + SHIFT + /Block comment
CTRL + F2New bookmark
F2Next Bookmark
SHIFT + F2Previous bookmark
CTRL + SHIFT + F2Clear bookmarks
F6Toggle spell checking
Ctrl + F6Find next misspelling
Ctrl + Shift + F6Find previous misspelling
Ctrl+`Toggle Console
Alt + V, then WToggle word wrap – View – Word wrap

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