[TxMt] Re: double cursors when replacing rectangualr selection

Stephen Bannasch stephen.bannasch at deanbrook.org
Wed Feb 29 04:41:26 UTC 2012

At 10:06 AM +0700 2/27/12, Allan Odgaard wrote:
>On 27/02/2012, at 07.50, Stephen Bannasch wrote:
>> Sometimes when I make a rectangular selection and start typing to replace text I get a doubled cursor [Š]
>Sounds/looks like you do rectangular selection plus extra command click (to add a new caret).

I was used to using option-command-drag to make a rectangular selection. Using just option-drag works the way I want.

>See http://blog.macromates.com/2011/multiple-carets/ for most "gestures" to invoke multiple carets.

I didn't know about multiple cursors. Those features are completely cool. I have now used them dozens of times since I learned about them!

Here's a short screencast (3:26) I created to show the folks I work with a number of uses of multiple cursors: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e68pqDgwkMw

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