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TextMate How-To by Chris Mears

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Manipulating multiple lines and columns of text (Should know)

This is a more advanced task that will show how to select and edit multiple lines and columns of text.

Getting ready

Since this task is most useful with a list or multiple columns of text, you'll want to start out with something like the following:

Getting ready

How to do it...

The steps to manipulate multiple lines and multiple columns of text are as follows:

  1. Make a selection, ending the selection after the final character of the last row, as shown in the following screenshot:
    How to do it...
  2. Switch to Column Selection

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