Did you know that Visual Studio offers two different selection models Stream and Box?

Stream selection is what everyone is familiar with using Shift+Arrow Key.

Box selection allows you to manually select columns and lines at the same time. Just hold down Shift+Alt+Arrow Key, and you'll quickly get the feel for box selection. Cut, Copy, Paste... it all still works, but just keep track of where you started to select the text. Ah, it brings back testing memories...

Reposted from Did you know... How to do Box / Column Selection in the editor? - #002 by Sara Ford, author of Microsoft Visual Studio Tips


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