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Text editors and IDEs


Keyboard shortcuts for Linux

  • Ctrl-Shift-p: Open Command Palette
  • Ctrl-,: Open user settings
  • Ctrl-b: Toggle Explorer
  • Ctrl-Shift-d: Open Run and Debug
  • Ctrl-j: Toggle built-in terminal
  • Ctrl-p: Open a file
  • Ctrl-Tab: Tab through open files
  • Ctrl-\: Move file to split windows
  • Ctrl-f: Search/Replace in file
  • Ctrl-Shift-f: Global Search
  • Ctrl-/: Toggle comment
  • Shift-Alt-Up/Down: Duplicate line
  • Ctrl-Click: Multiple cursors
  • Ctrl-d: Select word under the cursor
  • Ctrl-Shift-l: Select all instances of a word
  • Ctrl-Click: Jump to function definition
  • Ctrl-k z: Zen Mode

Sublime Text

To enable Vim mode, go to user settings (Settings > Preferences) and remove Vintage from ignored_packages array.


  • <Ctrl-;>: Open emoji window.
  • F9: Toggle side panel.
  • Install Dracula theme
    # Download the raw file:
    # Move the file to gedit styles dir:
    mv dracula.xml $HOME/.local/share/gedit/styles/
    # Activate in gedit's preferences dialog.