IntelliJ IDEA 2021.2 Help


Before you start working with TextMate, make sure that TextMate Bundles plugin is installed and enabled. Press Ctrl+Alt+S, go to Plugins and inspect the Installed tab to ensure the plugin is enabled.

Also, make sure that the TextMate bundles are downloaded to your computer.

TextMate support

TextMate files are marked with Plain text.

TextMate support in IntelliJ IDEA includes:

  • Possibility to import bundles.

  • Possibility to establish mappings between the color schemes of IntelliJ IDEA and TextMate.

  • Syntax and error highlighting.

  • Code completion in markdown files.

Import TextMate bundles

  1. Download TextMate bundles you want to import to IntelliJ IDEA. For example, you can find the desired TextMate bundles on GitHub.

  2. In the Settings/Preferences dialog Ctrl+Alt+S, click TextMate Bundles.

  3. Click the Add button and select the bundle in the file system.

    Add TextMate bundles
  4. If necessary, add the desired file type to the imported TextMate bundle.

    For example, if you want Ruby files with .rb extension to be supported by the IntelliJ IDEA's TextMate integration, open the Ruby.tmbundle\Syntaxes\Ruby.plist file, locate the fileTypes section, and add rb under array.

  5. Restart IntelliJ IDEA.

Last modified: 06 July 2021