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Select Character command


Toggles character selection mode.


Toggles character selection mode. This command allows you to highlight multiple characters with the keyboard.  Moving the cursor with the arrow keys will expand or contract the selection. Selecting the Copy command or the Cut command will end the character selection mode.  This command is equivalent to holding down SHIFT and holding down any of the arrow keys.

How to Run

Default Menu: None

All Commands: Edit > Extend Selection > Select Character

Toolbar: None

Status Bar: None

Default Keyboard Shortcut: F8

Plug-in Command ID






editor.ExecuteCommandByID 4153

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