Right-mouse-button-drag to block-select text
Scott Gartner last edited by
I really love the feature in SlickEdit where I can click and hold the right-mouse-button and drag to select a block selection (the same functionality as left mouse button for regular selections). I can’t figure out how to customize N++ to do this. Anybody have an idea, is this possible?
Thanks in advance!
Jim Dailey last edited by Jim Dailey
@Scott-Gartner If by “block” you mean a rectangular selection, then try <Alt>+<Left Mouse drag>.
Scott Gartner last edited by Scott Gartner
Thank you for the response, yes I know about alt-left mouse button. I also know about using alt-shift-arrow keys, but the right mouse button block select is what I’m used to and it is so convenient (it doesn’t do anything useful at the moment).
And yes, I mean rectangular selection, but the Notepad++ documentation actually calls this “column mode”.
Scott Sumner last edited by
Sometimes you just have to learn new things. Especially when those new things are free. :)