Selecting Text with the Mouse

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The text editor shows selected text using a pale blue highlight:

Text editor showing highlight

The text editor uses three selection modes:

ModeDescription
Range Mode Selects a continuous stream of text from the start position to the end position.
To select a range of text:
  1. Press the left mouse button down at the start of the text you want to select.
  2. Move the mouse to end of the text.
  3. Release the left mouse button.
Whole Line Mode Selects a continuous range of whole lines from the start line to the end line.
To select a range of whole lines:
  1. Press the left mouse button down in the left margin.
  2. Move the mouse to define the range of whole lines.
  3. Release the left mouse button.
Rectangle Mode Selects a rectangular block of text.
To select a rectangular block of text:
  1. Hold down the ALT key.
  2. Press the left mouse button down.
  3. Move the mouse to define the rectangle.
  4. Release the left mouse button.

Further Information

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