Multiple Selection with the Keyboard

Adding a Line

To add the line above or below to the selection, use ctl+alt+up and ctrl+alt+down (OS X: ctrl+shift+up and ctrl+shift+down).

If you go too far, use Undo Selection (ctrl+u, or command+u on OS X) to step backwards.

Splitting the Selection into Lines

Select a block of lines, and then split it into many selections, one per line, using ctrl+shift+l, or command+shift+l on OS X.

Quick Add Next

To add the next occurrence of the current word to the selection, use Quick Add Next, which is bound to ctrl+d on Windows and Linux, or command+d on OS X.

Again, if you go too far, use Undo Selection (ctrl+u, or command+u on OS X) to step backwards.

Individual occurrences can be skipped via Quick Skip Next, which is bound to ctrl+k,ctrl+d on Windows and Linux, or command+k,command+d on OS X.

Find All

To add all occurrences of the current word to the selection, use Find All: alt+f3 on Windows and Linux, or ctrl+command+g on OS X.

Single Selection

To go from multiple selections to a single selection, press escape.