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Zeal for Sublime Text 2/3

Zeal package for Sublime Text using Zeal documentation browser which is similar with Dash.

Tested in Windows/Linux.


Multiple results for PHP mapping.

Multiple results for PHP mapping

Custom search in Zeal docsets.

Custom search in Zeal docsets


Easiest way to install the plugin is to use Package Control.

Alternatively you can clone with git directly into Packages directory in the Sublime Text 2 application settings area. The directory name must be Zeal.

Using Git

Go to your Sublime Text 2 Packages directory and clone the repository using the command below:

git clone https://github.com/vaanwd/Zeal "Zeal"

Download Manually

  • Download the files using the GitHub .zip download option
  • Unzip the files and rename the folder to Zeal
  • Copy the folder to your Sublime Text 2 Packages directory


F1 - Open Zeal documentation for current/selected word.

Shift + F1 - Open Zeal search bar.

Mapping example

To mapping other language for Zeal docset you need to edit User\Zeal.sublime-settings:

   *  Zeal executable path.
   *  For Linux: /usr/bin/zeal
   *  For Windows: c:\\Program Files\\Zeal\\zeal.exe
  "zeal_command": "/usr/bin/zeal",

   * Language mapping examples.
  "language_mapping": {
    "HTML": {"lang": "html", "zeal_lang": "html"},
    "JavaScript": {"lang": "javascript", "zeal_lang": "javascript"},
    "CSS": {"lang": "css", "zeal_lang": "css"},
    "CSS MSN": {"lang": "css", "zeal_lang": "msdn"},
    "PHP": {"lang": "php", "zeal_lang": "php"},
    "Drupal": {"lang": "php", "zeal_lang": "drupal"},
    "Python": {"lang": "python", "zeal_lang" : "python"},
    "Django": {"lang": "python", "zeal_lang" : "django"}

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