TextMate Preview Shortcut Trick

September 21, 2011

I recently learned a new shortcut within the TextMate editor (used daily for all my text editing as well as programming) that has made me much more productive.

You can preview any formatted document (so far I’ve tested HTML and Markdown) by simply holding down control-option-command-P

Here’s an example from within TextMate while working on a Markdown document. The shortcut turns this

into this

Incredibly useful, especially when working on documentation in Markdown. Do you have any other hidden TextMate tricks?

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