Quick Coding with Brackets – Selecting Text

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Get the Code Gist for Project (Selecting Text Shortcuts)

Project Code – starting point for this Lesson
Project Code – ending point for this Lesson

This video talks about different ways to move your cursor to different spots in the file without using your mouse.

In this video I talk about different ways to select text with the keyboard.

0:00 – Intro
0:40 – Add Shift key to cursor movement to select text
1:25 – New shortcuts Gist
1:55 – Shift+Arrows to select lines of text
2:15 – Ctrl+L to select lines of text
2:36 – Ctrl/Cmd+B to select a word
3:25 – Ctrl/Cmd+A – select all

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