[TxMt] Column selection question

Timothy Bates timothy.c.bates at gmail.com
Thu Jan 18 11:51:32 UTC 2007

Hi there,

Taking a dummy example string like:


1/ Using the keyboard, how do I make a zero-width column selection at the
last position for each of the bottom three lines? The manual suggests that
holding option-shift while moving (arrow) from the top to the bottom lines
should do it, but this doesn't create the right selection for me, and when I
push option, the selection is not converted to a zero-width column cursor
(nothing happens).
2. Can I type at the end of each line (given that the lines end on different

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