Text Selection Keyboard Shortcuts

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Text Selection Keyboard Shortcuts

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Whenever you are selecting text in one of the text editing controls (ButtonEdit, ComboBox, EditBox, MemoBox)

 

 

you can use the standard Windows keyboard shortcuts. The character shortcuts are :

 

LEFT and RIGHT keys : moves the cursor one character to the left or right.

 

CTRL+LEFT and CTRL+RIGHT keys : moves the cursor by one word to the left or right.

 

HOME and END keys : moves the cursor at the beginning or end of the text.

 

The word shortcuts are :

 

SHIFT+LEFT and SHIFT+RIGHT keys : extends the currently selected text one character to the left or right.

 

CTRL+SHIFT+LEFT and CTRL+SHIFT+RIGHT keys : extends the currently selected text by one word to the left or right.

 

SHIFT+HOME and SHIFT+END keys : extends the currently selected text all the way to the beginning or end of the text.

 

Double-clicking anywhere in a word selects it.

 

CTRL+A : selects all the text.

 

See also Clipboard Keyboard Shortcuts.


Topic 154200 updated on 29-Sep-2001.
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