There are many things you can do with atom text editor to make you more productive. Installing some nice packages for atom is the first step, now let’s go further by learning some shortcut (which means using -mouse- less)!
Shortcut in atom
- To switch between text editor and the treeview, press ⌘ + Shift + \ , if you’re on a file, just press right arrow to switch back to the workspace. There’s other alternative by using ctrl + 0 to switch between both.
- Create new file : a while in treeview
- Create new folder : Shift + a while in treeview
- Duplicate something : d while in treeview
- Rename : fn + f2 or just f2
- Searching file or folder: cmd + p
- Jump to certain line: cmd + p and type : + line’s number or with go-to-line package ctrl + G
- Searching certain text in a file: cmd + f
- Searching certain text in the whole project: cmd + shift + f
- Toggle treeview: to make things more clear, you can toggle treeview if you don’t need it cmd + \
- Select whole line: cmd + L (In selection menu, you’ll see more)
What other things you can do with atom?
- Choose your theme
Spend sometime to choose which theme suite you best, it’s worth the time. Press cmd + / to go to settings or via “Atom menu > preferences”, and go to “theme” tab.
- Split to open multiple pages at once
In menu > view > panes > split..
- Work in fullscreen mode, to avoid any distraction
Feel free to share your tips in the comment section!