Sublime Text 2/3 plugin for string manipulations
Python JavaScript
Latest commit 4ca7832 Jul 26, 2016 @akalongman committed on GitHub Merge pull request #19 from 1rover1/master
Fix context menu not appearing

SublimeText - StringUtilities

StringUtilities is a Sublime Text 3 plugin, which adds to the editor useful string functions like:

  • Convert Tabs to Spaces
  • Convert Spaces to Tabs
  • Convert Chars to Html Entities
  • Convert Html Entities to Chars
  • Convert Camel Case <-> Underscores
  • Convert Single Quotes To Double
  • Convert Double Quotes To Single
  • Encode as URL Notation
  • Decode from URL Notation
  • Convert To Unicode Notation
  • Convert From Unicode Notation
  • Convert To Base64
  • Convert From Base64
  • Convert To Hex
  • Convert From Hex
  • Convert HTML Color From Hex To RGB
  • Convert HTML Color From RGB To Hex
  • Calculate Selection MD5
  • Calculate Selection SHA1
  • Convert Unixtime <-> Datetime
  • Insert Current Datetime
  • Generate Password (6 char)
  • Generate Password (8 char)
  • Generate Password (12 char)
  • Generate Password (16 char)
  • Generate Password (32 char)
  • Generate Password (40 char)
  • Generate Password (64 char)
  • Insert Internal IP Address
  • Insert External IP Address
  • Pretify JSON String


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  • Install Package Manager.
  • Use Cmd+Shift+P or Ctrl+Shift+P then Package Control: Install Package.
  • Look for StringUtilities and install it.

If you prefer to install manually, install git, then:

Clone the repository in a subfolder "StringUtilities" in your Sublime Text "Packages" directory:

git clone "<Sublime Text 3 Packages folder>/StringUtilities"

The "Packages" directory is located at:

  • Linux: ~/.config/sublime-text-2/Packages/
  • OS X: ~/Library/Application Support/Sublime Text 2/Packages/
  • Windows: %APPDATA%/Sublime Text 2/Packages/

Or enter


into the console (Ctrl-`).


  • Right click on editor window (first select text if function is convert type) and select String Utilities menu item.


  • Add some missed functions


  • dateutil by Gustavo Niemeyer is used for adding extensions to the standard python 2.3+ datetime module.. PSF License