Sublime Text - SublimeCodeIntel Plugin

SublimeCodeIntel is an important plugin for the Sublime Text editor. It offers the following features −

  • Jump to symbol feature, which helps the user to jump to the file and the specified line of the symbol.

  • Includes library of autocomplete and displays the modules/symbols in real time.

  • Tooltips display information in the status bar about the associated function.


You can install the SublimeCodeIntel plugin through the following steps −

Step 1 − Get the install package functionality of Sublime Text editor using the shortcut Ctrl+Shift+P on Windows and Cmd+Shift+P for OSX system. Refer to the following screenshot for better understanding −

SublimeCodeIntel Plugin Installation Step1

Step 2 − Now, select the plugin SublimeCodeIntel for installation and restart the Sublime Text editor.

SublimeCodeIntel Plugin Installation Step3

Step 3 − On successful installation of SublimeCodeIntel plugin, your screen will look like this −

SublimeCodeIntel Plugin Installation Step3


There are two in built configurations of SublimeCodeIntel −

  • Settings − Default
  • Settings − User

Refer to the following screenshot that shows these configurations −

Configuration Screenshot

The configuration for SublimeCodeIntel is included in the JSON file called SublimeCodeIntel.sublime-settings. The configuration needed for each language is included in SublimeCodeIntel plugin as below −

   Defines a configuration for each language.

"codeintel_language_settings": {
   "Python3": {
      "python3": "/usr/local/bin/python3.3",
      "codeintel_scan_extra_dir": [
         "~/Library/Application Support/Sublime Text 3/Packages/SublimeCodeIntel/arch",
         "~/Library/Application Support/Sublime Text 3/Packages/SublimeCodeIntel/libs"
      "codeintel_scan_files_in_project": true,
      "codeintel_selected_catalogs": []
   "JavaScript": {
      "codeintel_scan_extra_dir": [],
      "codeintel_scan_exclude_dir":["/build/", "/min/"],
      "codeintel_scan_files_in_project": false,
      "codeintel_max_recursive_dir_depth": 2,
      "codeintel_selected_catalogs": ["jQuery"]
   "PHP": {
      "php": "/Applications/MAMP/bin/php/php5.5.3/bin/php",
      "codeintel_scan_extra_dir": [],
      "codeintel_scan_files_in_project": true,
      "codeintel_max_recursive_dir_depth": 15,

These configurations can be customized as and when needed. It depends on the number of modules/libraries installed by the user with various parameters such as the size and complexity of the project a user is working on.

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