Multiple Selection with the Keyboard
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Adding a Line🔗

To add the line above or below to the selection, use:

  • Windows: Ctrl+Alt+ and Ctrl+Alt+

  • Linux: Alt+Shift+ and Alt+Shift+

  • Mac: ++ and ++

If you go too far, use Undo Selection to step backwards:

  • Windows/Linux: Ctrl+U

  • Mac: +U

Splitting the Selection into Lines🔗

Select a block of lines, and then split it into many selections, one per line, using:

  • Windows/Linux: Ctrl+Shift+L

  • Mac: ++L

Quick Add Next🔗

To add the next occurrence of the current word to the selection, use Quick Add Next, which is bound to:

  • Windows/Linux: Ctrl+D

  • Mac: +D

Again, if you go too far, use Undo Selection to step backwards:

  • Windows/Linux: Ctrl+U

  • Mac: +U

Individual occurrences can be skipped via Quick Skip Next, which is bound to:

  • Windows/Linux: Ctrl+K, Ctrl+D

  • Mac: +K, +D

Find All🔗

To add all occurrences of the current word to the selection, use Find All:

  • Windows/Linux: Alt+F3

  • Mac: ++G

Single Selection🔗

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