Column selection mode enhancement

Hi. Currently the column selection mode has to be explicitly toggled on/off before being used. While this can work well under certain circumstances, perhaps it would be better and faster to have a selection mode selector key - e.g. holding down <altgr> while selecting some text would allow one to select columns while not holding down <altgr> will be selecting lines. This works really well in textpad, e, textmate(I think it behaves like this). Thoughts?

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You can select the text in column mode by mouse wheel

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Really? How do I do that? I tried it but could not get it to work.

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Just press the wheel and drag the mouse. Dragging with left mouse button and Alt pressed also works
for me on Windows.

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That doesnt work for me ... do you have any specific plugins for this?

Or maybe I have some plugins installed that dont allow this...

BTW I am using 8.1.3.

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No idea. Maybe it's really some plugin. Maybe some non-IDEA software or
OS settings.

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This is a new feature in InteliJ IDEA Maia since build #10273.

Bas

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