A Fix for TextMate's Find in Project

TextMate is, in our opinion, by far the most comprehensive text editor for programming on OS X and we don't know many developers who would use anything else. It's become the default standard, taking over from where BBEdit left off.

The 'Find in Project' feature is great, but if you're working on a large project, which say includes images and videos, searching can crawl to a halt, literally taking minutes to complete within a substantial project. It's more than annoying but luckily there is a fix.

The problem is that TextMate searches binary files as text, which renders the app unusable until the search is complete. The trick is is to control/secondary click any image or video file in the project drawer and select 'Treat Files with ".png" Extension as Binary'.

From here on out, expect dramatic speed increase in Project wide search.

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