Sublime text editor 3, Not saving But saving


I spent around 6-7 months, trying to learn code a while ago.
Learning the basics of HTML, CSS, javascript, jQuery and a few others.

I have had a break from it for a while as it was
confusing me & other things in life came up.

Now I’m ready to start again.

I have created a simple HTML file & trying to manipulate it via Javascript.

But each time I try and save the javascript file I am getting the following error (Shown in Sublime).

[WinError 2] The system cannot find the file specified
[cmd: [‘esvalidate.cmd’, ‘–format=sublime’, ‘C:\Users\ManDoesNotSubmit\Desktop\Es6NorwichAds\Es6NorwichAdverts.js’]]
[dir: C:\Users\ManDoesNotSubmit\Desktop\Es6NorwichAds]
[path: C:\WINDOWS;C:\WINDOWS\system32;C:\WINDOWS\System32\WindowsPowerShell\v1.0;C:\ProgramData\Oracle\Java\javapath;C:\php;C:\WINDOWS\System32\Wbem;C:\PHP]

It is confusing me because when I close sublime & re-open the document,
my new changes have been saved but it is still throwing this error….

I have searched forums, Youtube etc.

But all the responses I have found are regarding Python, Build systems & syntax errors.

Not the specific problem I am having.

I am running windows 10, on a cheap laptop.

I have checked the system environment variables & JS is present in both the extensions & path sections, so I cannot understand why it is throwing an error..

I am opening the file directly into sublime, from my desktop so If it could not find the file, it simply would not load the small amount of script I have written..

Any help would be appreciated.


Sounds like you’re missing the sublime-jsvalidate npm package. See here

To be more precise: the error you’re getting is about esvalidate.cmd not existing, not the file you’re trying to save.

Answered By – jvdmr

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