Find and install packages without the mouse


#1

We should be able to install a package only using the keyboard.

  1. Auto focus the Search text input in the Install Packages screen. That way we can use the command palette to get to Install Packages and continue typing to find the package we want.

  2. Add keyboard navigation to select packages. Tab, shift tab and ctrl-j,k,n,p would be a good start. Enter to Install.


#2

I like this idea, @mattconstantine . In the meantime you can use the apm command line tool.

apm search will search all the packages
apm install cool-thing will install the cool-thing package