I am setting up the Mavensmate Sublime plugin and need assistance setting the mm_workspace. I need this variable set as /Users/Name 1/Google Drive/Salesforce/workspace

Here's what I currently have the syntax set as

"mm_workspace" : "/Users/Name 1/Google Drive/Salesforce/workspace",

However I get an error saying the variable is configured properly. I think its an issue with the spaces in the file but what am I doing wrong?


  • Have you tried escaping the space in the path name. Like this "/Users/Name\ 1/Google\ Drive/Salesforce/workspace" – Chris Duncombe Jan 20 '15 at 15:50
  • @sfdc_ninja yes, escaping the space in the path name results in an error message "Error trying to parse settings: Invalid escape Packages/MavensMate/mavensmate.sublime-settings:21:19" – John_Henry Jan 20 '15 at 16:31

Because this is JSON, you need to escape your backslashes which you need to escape the spaces in your *nix filepath. So it should be something like:

"/Users/Name\\ 1/Google\\ Drive/Salesforce/workspace"

Ugh! Right?

  • This is why I try to make my dev path without spaces.... – Charles Koppelman Feb 20 '15 at 6:10

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