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As of 2165, deleted files are moved to the trash, rather than deleted, so taking a cue from Finder, a confirmation prompt is unwarranted.
The draw_indent_guides setting controls this
The draw_indent_guides setting is for
It sorts on distance and frequency
Keyboard navigation is working. Click on an already selected row to give the side bar input focus.
This is by design. The behavior can be controlled with the tab_completion file setting.
They are ordered in most recently used order
There is no tool bar in Sublime Text 2
This is the default behaviour. You may want to check that you don't have a plugin installed (from before ctrl+shift+t was inbuilt functionality) that's doing a similar thing.
libpng1.2 is brought in by the version of GTK that I compile against. Unfortunately, as GTK is LGPL licensed, I'm unable to compile it statically.