IntelliJ IDEA- Enable Multiple Cursors for Editing

In IntelliJ IDEA, using Alt + Shift + Mouse Click (Windows/Linux) or Option + Shift + Mouse Click (macOS), you can activate multiple cursors for editing.

IntelliJ IDEA – Enable Multiple Cursor for Editing

Alternatively, you can also use Column Selection Mode which allows to create multiple cursors. Place caret at end and use:

Windows: ctrl + ctrl(Hold) + ↑ / ↓

macOS: option + option(Hold) + ↑ / ↓

P.S. Press the Esc button to disable it.


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