Visual Slickedit has a cool feature where the mouse can select a block of text as a rectangle within the screen rather than across lines of text. For example:
a quick text example of where something
might be a block select rather than a text line
if we used a block select on the first two characters in the above text, we'd have 3 lines:
This can be very useful for inserting text, filling in comments, cutting text, etc.
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