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Ustariz Enzo
Ustariz Enzo

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VSCode: Awesome Multi-cursors/selection Tricks

Hey fellow creators

Learn some multi-cursors and selection tricks that you can use in VSCode!

If you prefer to watch the video version, it's right here :

 

1. [ctrl + alt + arrow down|up].

It will simply create some multi-cursors below or above your line.

If you want to exit the multi-cursor, press escape.

 

2. [pushed mouse wheel + go down|up].

It will create some multi-cursors too, it's a bit faster than the one above.

 

3. [ctrl + d].

[ctrl + d] will help you find some occurrences. For example, if you want to change several divs into paragraphs, pressing [ctrl + d] after highliting one will allow you to do that faster!

 

4. [ctrl + shift + l].

You can also find all occurrences at once after highliting something with [ctrl + shift + l]. For example, this will select all the divs!

 

5. [alt + click].

Finally, you can use [alt + click] to place a new cursor wherever you want.

 
Come and take a look at my Youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/TheWebSchool

See you soon!

Enzo.

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Abhimanyu Kumar

yes its helpful