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In this chapter, you will learn various shortcuts keys to move and select the columns of a file in Sublime Text.

Moving the Pointer to the Beginning of Code

You can use the shortcut Ctrl+Home to move the pointer to the beginning of the code in Sublime Text editor.

Observe the sample code shown here.

Sample Code

The screenshot given below shows the same code where the cursor is moved to its beginning.

Screenshot Cursor moved to Beginning

Extending a Column

You can use the shortcut Ctrl+L to extend a specified column. This shortcut will select the column which includes the pointer. The following screenshot explains this in a detailed manner −

Extending a Column

Trimming a column

You can use the shortcut Ctrl+K to trim the specified column of the file. For OSX, you will have to use the key combination Cmd+K for this purpose.

The example shown here displays the code where the line mentioned in the fifth column is trimmed.

Trimming a column

Split a Block of Text

You can use the shortcut Ctrl+Shift+K to split a selected block of text into two selections.

Split a Block of Text

Note − The difference in key combinations from the previous key combination is that columns are visible. Ctrl+Shift+K removes the column number from the specified code, whereas Ctrl+K keeps the column number intact after trimming the entire column.

Table of Contents
1.sublime text tutorial

2.sublime text introduction

3.sublime text installation

4.sublime text data directory

5.sublime text creating first document

6.sublime text editing first text document

7.sublime text patterns of code editing

8.sublime text sublime linter

9.sublime text shortcuts

10.sublime text snippets

11.sublime text macros

12.sublime text key bindings

13.sublime text column selection

14.sublime text indentation

15.sublime text base settings

16.sublime text theme management

17.sublime text understanding vintage mode

18.sublime text vintage commands

19.sublime text testing javascript

20.sublime text testing python code

21.sublime text spell check

22.sublime text packages

23.sublime text menus

24.sublime text sub menus of font

25.sublime text developing plugin

26.sublime text command palette

27.sublime text debugging php application

28.sublime text debugging javascript application

29.sublime text batch processing

30.sublime text distraction free mode

31.sublime text sublimecodeintel plugin

32.sublime text quick guide

33.sublime text useful resources

34.discuss sublime text

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