[TxMt] Re: double cursors when replacing rectangualr selection

Allan Odgaard mailinglist at textmate.org
Sat Mar 3 02:14:29 UTC 2012

On 29/02/2012, at 11.41, Stephen Bannasch wrote:

> 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.

FYI you can also do a regular selection and quickly tap the option key to turn it into a column selection. E.g. in your screencast simply do shift-arrow-down 3 times, hit option once, and you have the same rectangular selection that you did with the mouse.

> […] 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

Nice, thanks for sharing!

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