Sublime Text 3: Hide Hidden Files and Folders in Sidebar

When using Sublime Text 3 on my Mac I noticed that it was showing all hidden files and folders in the left-hand folder/file navigation pane. This can become quite annoying in a large project with tens of files and folders, specially when it shows all of the ._ files for each and every file in the project. To stop this from happening all you need to do is edit your .sublime-project file so it looks similar to the following.

            "path": ".",
            "folder_exclude_patterns": [".*"],
            "file_exclude_patterns": [".*"]

As soon as you save the project file the hidden files and folders will instantly vanish from the left-hand pane.

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Tim Clark

Experienced Business Owner, Chief Information Officer, Vice President, Chief Software Architect, Application Architect, Project Manager, Software Developer, Senior Web Developer, Graphic Designer & 3D Modeler, University Instructor, University Program Chair, Academic Director. Specialties: Ruby, Ruby on Rails, JavaScript, JQuery, AJAX, Node.js, React.js, Angular.js, MySQL, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, SQL Server, Responsive Design, HTML5, XHTML, CSS3, C#,, Project Management, System Design/Architecture, Web Design, Web Development, Adobe CS6 (Photoshop, Illustrator)

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