This plugin adds rectangular selection capabilities to IDEA. It's still a
young plugin. I plan on enhancing it a lot in the near future. But, I
thought I'd get it out there now.
Currently, IDEA doesn't support multiple selections, so I had to use the
highlighting feature. Thus, you need to use the alternate versions of
Cut/Copy/Paste that are provided by this plugin. They completely replace
IDEA's Cut/Copy/Paste. I think I've correctly implemented all the
To start a rectangular selection, click with the ALT key down (or SHIFT-ALT)
and drag. Currently, everything (color, key combo, etc.) is hard coded, but
I'll be adding a prefs panel soon.