Sublime Text 3 Notepad++ Theme

By Sam Deering

For those who like the look & feel of Notepad++ but the awesomeness of Sublime Text ❤. then this is for you! Load together with Soda Theme (light) for the ultimate Sublime experience!


View Theme on GitHub

1 Minute Setup

  1. Download & Install Sublime 3 (
  2. Install Sublime Package Manager (
  3. Add Soda Theme (
  4. Go to Preferences > Browse Packages… and clone this theme into there (~/AppData/Roaming/Sublime Text 3/Packages/)
  5. Add the following into Preferences > Settings > User
       "autoIndent": true,
       "color_scheme": "Packages/Theme - NotepadPlusPlus/Notepad-Plus-Plus.tmTheme",
       "copyOnMouseSelect": false,
       "drawWhiteSpace": "none",
       "font_face": "Courier New",
       "font_size": 10,
       "gutter": true,
       "highlightLine": true,
       "rulers": false,
       "tab_size": 4,
       "translate_tabs_to_spaces": true,
       "trim_trailing_white_space_on_save": true,
       "use_tab_stops": true,
       "wantVerticalScrollBar": false,
       "theme": "Soda Light.sublime-theme",
       "ignored_packages": ["Vintage"]
  6. Restart Sublime

Star ★ me!!! Enjoy =)

Note: It’s also compatiable with Sublime 2.

  • PafNutY

    “color_scheme”: “Packages/Theme – NotepadPlusPlus/Notepad-Plus-Plus.tmTheme”,

    It is not the correct setting, since not all can be installed this colour scheme and included her no

    • jQuery4u

      Hi mate, not sure what you mean here, can you elaborate?

  • ebog

    Excellent. I really see it as a good experience and it makes me happy in the time required to use the new text



    • jQuery4u

      I want to turn it into a package on sublime package control so that will make it super easy to install.

  • chiranjitphp


  • ElectricPrism

    Exactly what I needed.
    This is my Settings File that gives the most Notepad++ like experience for me:

  • Mohsin Khan

    You forget to provide the link to download color Scheme.
    here it is.

  • Emir

    Why do I get this error message?

    Error loading colour scheme Packages/Theme – NotepadPlusPlus/Notepad-Plus-Plus.tmTheme: Unable to open Packages/Theme – NotepadPlusPlus/Notepad-Plus-Plus.tmTheme

  • thms999

    Thanks for making me waste 30 min with this. Sloppy article, no wonder I don’t come to sitepoint anymore. Obviously no one’s is editing articles here anymore.



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