Re: [gedit-list] How to select large amounts of text

Oh gosh ... too easy :)

I guess I should have known that. Now that you point this out, I see that
even the lowly windows notepad does it this way. I had been using a pretty
old editor, so my brain was stuck in its outdated standards.


PhilipPirrip wrote:
> On 11/10/2011 08:48 AM, pmennen wrote:
>> A few times when I wanted to do this, the selected text was so
>> large it took me several minutes to select the whole area by dragging the
>> mouse over it. It worked, but was painful ... so I figure that you gedit
>> experts must have a better way.
> Most editors support this:
> put your cursor to the beginning of the selection (leave it there), 
> scroll down, press shift and reposition the cursor to the end of the 
> selection you want to make.
> Easy, huh?
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