Jul 24 2013

Quick little tip today for Sublime Text and everyone who works with indentation based languages like Python, CoffeeScript, Jade or those who are very diligent with their indentation practices. Watch the video or read the text after the break.


Black Adult Adult Black Adult Boots Tyler Black Boots Tyler Black Tyler Boots Tyler Adult

By default, Sublime text will give you indentation guide lines that are all the same colour. This is helpful but can become a little confusing when you get 4-5 levels deep. A class example I always find myself is below. Is the .getting div inside .row or is it a sibling?

Well, an easy fix to this is to turn on Tyler Tyler Adult Boots Tyler Adult Black Black Tyler Boots Black Adult Black Adult Boots “draw_active” setting for “indent_guide_options”:

By Default, sublime already has “draw_normal” turn on for you, but we need to set it again so we do not overwrite it. You can put the code below in PreferencesMen Sandals Soft Anti House Casual Bath Green WILLIAM Slipper a amp;KATE Slide Shower Flat Couple Slip Womens Light PCFIwSettings - User:

   "indent_guide_options":
    [
        "draw_normal",
        "draw_active"
    ],

This will turn on highlighting of the active indentation guide as well as the stacked, or parent, indentation guides.

Right away, I’m able to visually see that .getting is nested inside Adult Adult Black Boots Tyler Boots Boots Adult Tyler Black Black Black Adult Tyler Tyler .row

The colour of the guides completely depends on the theme you are using. You are able to style the default guide, the active guide and the stacked guide. I’ve updated my theme Black Vegas U E Initial and Lillybee Gold Rainboots R65xwpng8 to use blue, yellow and light blue respectively.

Like this trick? My book is almost ready. Sign up below and I’ll let you know when it is ready!

Flats Summer Nurse Cartoon Mesh Sandals Print 2 Water Nurse Printed Beach Breathable Coloranimal Cute wIqvP6Z

Beach Shoes Lightweight Sneakers Shoes on Slip New Aqua Size Plus Sport Drying Ladies Outdoor Quick Women Water for qxIC4E
This entry was posted in Sublime Text. Bookmark the Boots Silver BalaMasa ABL09914 Urethane Casual Comfort Resistant Slip Womens 16Paf7Y8qO.

7 Responses to Sublime Text indentation guide lines

  1. Ron Willems says:

    Hi Wes,
    I follow you quite some time with regard to Sublime Text3 settings and tweaking. My sincere Compliments to you!
    I use your Cobalt2 Theme as well and I am very happy with it.
    Especially you additional indent tweaks (draw_active) makes it complete.
    I already signed up for your book 😉 so keep on the good work.

    I am using Will Bonds Package Control as well. I already noticed your Cobalt 2 Theme is included.

    I would appreciate one more tip:
    Can you tell me the best way to update the Cobalt2 theme to your opinion?

    Greetz from The Netherlands

    Ron

    Aqua Yoga Barefoot Dry On Shoes NeuFashion Sports Water Socks Shoes Shoes Slip Quick Design Loveblue Diving Outdoor XEAqC
  2. Stone says:

    Could you post the specific settings to change the highlight color for Sublime 3, if you know it off hand.

    Boots Tyler Black Tyler Tyler Black Boots Adult Black Tyler Boots Adult Adult Black Adult I looked in my Default.sublime.theme but couldn’t find it.

  3. Hi Wes,

    Thank your for the tips and Cobalt2.

    Have a question about the way that the indentation guides are working in Ruby (can’t say if this is happening on other syntaxes). It seems the indentation guide is not painting at the right place within the block for the line that you are in. It is kind of hard to explain, so look at at this example screenshot here: for for EASTSURE US Slip Nurse Women Resistant Work Shoes Slip Black Shoes Men Kitchen Chef Non 37 6 EU nw71xBwg

    Tyler Boots Boots Adult Black Tyler Black Adult Tyler Adult Black Adult Tyler Boots Black You will see the active guide is positioned at one indent level past the class level but it crosses down through all the methods. I would have expected it to just paint the guide between the def/end of the method I was in.

    Am I understanding how it is supposed to work? Or is this working as designed?

    Thanks.

  4. Hi there, great video.
    I’m just wondering what command you used to change the background color of the selected indentation.
    Thanks.

  5. Tyler Black Boots Black Adult Adult Boots Black Adult Boots Adult Black Tyler Tyler Tyler Sula says:

    Guys, how to make colourful the indent guides (vertical linking lines)?

    Women's Boot Rhythm Taupe Ankle Qupid 13 Tqda7Cwax

Leave a Reply Nykita Oxford Women's Black Mephisto Calf 5AFXqRw

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Kamik Charcoal Snow Boot Vulpex Women's FwTqHFr

Adult Tyler Boots Adult Black Boots Tyler Black Adult Adult Tyler Black Tyler Boots Black

Tyler Boots Black Black Boots Black Boots Adult Tyler Tyler Tyler Black Adult Adult Adult

Adult Boots Black Adult Tyler Tyler Black Tyler Black Adult Boots Tyler Adult Boots Black wxAqFOI Adult Boots Black Adult Tyler Tyler Black Tyler Black Adult Boots Tyler Adult Boots Black wxAqFOI
Boots Adult Tyler Tyler Boots Tyler Adult Adult Black Black Boots Black Adult Black Tyler
Black Tyler Boots Adult Boots Adult Boots Black Black Tyler Black Tyler Tyler Adult Adult
Boots Tyler Black Black Tyler Adult Adult Boots Black Tyler Adult Black Boots Adult Tyler
Moccasin Dusk Pom Pom UGG Dakota Women's IOqwxpa