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This may be a plugin/editor specific question, but I'm wondering if there is a way to select column 4-10 rows 1-10, for example in any editor or some editors within Eclipse?

Note: this can be done with Notepad++ and Vim for example.

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As of Eclipse 3.5 (Galileo), you can enter rectangular selection mode by pressing Alt+Shift+A.

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Interestingly, I googled "eclipse rectangular selection" only to find this Stack Overflow question answered by... me. – mmyers Dec 20 '10 at 22:19
what about OSX? – erikvold Feb 2 '11 at 2:18
@Erik Vold: This SO answer says that the key combination is Option+Command+A on OSX. – mmyers Feb 2 '11 at 4:32

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