Block and Multi-Line Editing

To select a block of text spanning several lines in the editor just hold down the “Alt” key while selecting the text

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You can also edit multiple lines with the same method, just alt+select the column.

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Then anything you type will be inserted on all selected lines.

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As a third option you can hold CTRL and click in different locations to have multiple insertion points:

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