Open Files/Folders Selected in Finder with Sublime Text 3 in Mac OS X

by 7/04/2013 04:17:00 PM 0 comments
Sublime Text is a great text editor. Here's a little AppleScript that can help open folders or files selected in the finder directly with Sublime Text 3. To use the script:


  1.  Open AppleScriptEditor 
  2.  Open a new editor (File -> New) 
  3. Paste the code below into the editor 
  4. Press the compile button to make sure it was copied correctly 
  5. Export as an Application (File -> Export, Make sure you select 'Application' as the File Format. I usually save my scripts to '~/Library/Scripts' but the location isn't so important. 
  6. Drag your newly saved application onto the Finder's toolbar 
  7. That's it. Just press it whenever you want to open selected Files/Folders in Sublime Text 3 
  8. You can change the icon on your new Application by following these instructions.

(*
 Open in Sublime Text
 To use:
  * Drag Open In TextMate to the toolbar of any finder
  window to add it to the toolbar
*)

on run
 tell application "Finder"
  if selection is {} then
   set finderSelection to folder of the front window as string
  else
   set finderSelection to selection as alias list
  end if
 end tell
 
 subl(finderSelection)
end run

-- script was drag-and-dropped onto
on open (theList)
 subl(theList)
end open

-- open in Sublime Text
on subl(listOfAliases)
 tell application "Sublime Text"
  activate
  open listOfAliases
 end tell
end subl

Brian Schlining

Developer

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