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Is there a way to change the selection mode of the Windows command prompt from block selection to regular selection?

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What do you mean for "regular selection"? Like the one of most terminals in Linux? As far as I know, it's not available in the Windows console. – Matteo Italia Jan 20 '10 at 23:09
I would really like this too. – Znarkus Feb 3 '11 at 15:54

Properties -> Options -> tick "QuickEdit Mode".

You might want to do the same in Defaults so it's like that every time.

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This is about as close as you'll get... – peelman Aug 20 '10 at 20:59
This solution doesn't seem to work. – gdenning Dec 14 '11 at 6:24
Still block selection – Znarkus Feb 8 '12 at 14:39

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