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Setup and workflow for editing in reStructuredText for the user manual.

The setup works with either Sublime Text 2 or 3.

Preferences > Settings - User:

    "spell_check": true,
    "dictionary": "Packages/Language - English/en_US.dic",

    "rulers": [120],
    "tab_size": 3,
    "translate_tabs_to_spaces": true,
    "show_encoding": true,

InstantRST (optional)

For installing the instant visualization and completion plugins, first follow:

After, you can install packages in Preferences > Package Control > install, and search for:

  • 'Restructured Text (RST) Snippets' - for autocompletion, see how to make the most of it here, with video available.
  • 'OmniMarkupPreviewer' - for previewing the result in the browser with Ctrl+Alt+O