Remove a Plugin from Brackets HTML Code Editor

Edited by Grimm, Amanda, Eng

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Steps

  1. 1
    Open Brackets
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    We will scroll down to our taskbar to get started. We have Brackets pinned to the taskbar. It has a white icon with a blue border around the box. Click the icon to launch Brackets. Now let's open the Extension Manager.
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    Click "File"
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    It is near the top left-hand corner of the program. This opens a dropdown menu.
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    Click "Extension Manager..."
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    It's near the bottom of the dropdown menu.
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    Alternatively, click the icon on the far right side that looks like a Lego block
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    This is our preferred way of accessing it.
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    Wait for the Extension Manager to load
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    We do need an Internet connection to access the available extensions.
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    Click the "Installed" tab
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    It's the third tab, next to "Available" and "Themes", and to the left of the search bar.
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    Look at what is already installed
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    At the moment, we have a word counter installed. Let's remove that.
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  8. 8
    Click "Remove"
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    This button is on the far right side, next to the plugin that we want to remove.
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    Note that the "Remove" button disappears
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    It now says, "Marked for removal".
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    Click the "Esc" key on the top left-hand side of the keyboard
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    Read the pop-up window
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    It tells us that we need to remove the extensions and reload.
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    Click "Remove Extensions and Reload"
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    It is the blue button at the bottom of the pop-up window. The program will remove the extension and reload automatically. Let's confirm that the extension has been removed.
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    Click on the Lego block icon to go back to the Extension Manager
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    Give it a moment to load up
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    Click on the "Installed" tab
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    Look at the installed extensions
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    In our case, we now have no extensions installed in Brackets.
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    Press "Esc" on the keyboard to exit the Extension Manager
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    Now we're back in our document and we can begin making edits or changes to it as we would normally.
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    This concludes our tutorial on removing a plugin or extension from the Brackets HTML code editor
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    If you have any additional questions or comments, do please let us know in the section below. Otherwise, thanks for choosing VisiHow and have a great day.
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Recent edits by: Amanda, Grimm

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