To highlight the entire text press Ctrl + A (A - in Latin). The cursor can be anywhere in the text, it will not affect the selection.
If you want to select all the text starting from the position specified to the end of the document, set the input cursor to the desired location and press the three keys: Ctrl + Shift + End.
Text selection in reverse direction from a certain position to beginning of document - encrypt using the same method, but replacing one of the key combinations. Move the cursor to the desired location and press Ctrl + Shift + Home.
To highlight the section of the string starting from the cursor position and ending right box, use Ctrl + End. To select text in the opposite direction - from the input cursor to beginning of line - designed combination Ctrl + Nome.
To allocate an arbitrary number of rows by using the navigation keys - up and down arrows. Press Shift and hold it, while using these arrows do not scroll to the desired number of rows. Please note that the allocation will start from the current cursor position, so to enable the original string is completely worth it to move to the beginning or end of this string.
Left and right arrows it is possible to allocate an arbitrary amount of characters, use them, hold down the Shift key.
If you hold down Shift to add and Ctrl, then using the arrows left and right you can select text not individual characters and whole words. If it is necessary to select a fragment from the cursor to the beginning or end of the current paragraph, with the same service keys use the up or down arrows.
Don't try to press all the keys included in the combination, at the same time. Much easier to first press and release the service key (Ctrl, Shift, Alt or Win) - these buttons are very conveniently located under the little finger of the left hand. Nothing happens until you release the button or press the second key of the combination.
Advice 2 : How to select multiple rows
When working with text fragments, files, folders displayed in a list and in some other cases, you may need to select multiple rows. Methods for isolating the same in almost all programs. For this operation you can use mouse only, keyboard only or a mouse and keyboard at the same time.
To select multiple lines in the text with the mouse, set the cursor at the beginning of the fragment. Press and hold the left mouse button, moving the cursor over the area you want to select. At the end of the slice, release the mouse button. The selected text will remain highlighted.
To select multiple rows using keyboard, place the cursor at the beginning of the fragment with the arrow keys. Press and hold the Shift key while pressing the right arrow key. Each press of the arrow distinguishes one sign of the text to the right of the cursor. To highlight whole words, simultaneously with the Shift key hold down the Ctrl key.
Sometimes there are cases when a piece of text, or list is too large. Then you can abandon the line-by-line allocation, noting only the beginning and the end of the fragment. Set the mouse cursor to the beginning of the allocated list or paragraph, press Shift and hold, click once with the left mouse button at the end of the allocated fragment. All text between the specified positions will be allocated.
In cases when you want to highlight rows, not related among themselves, are also used mouse and keyboard. Hold down the left mouse button to highlight the first line, then release the button. Click on the keyboard Ctrl and while holding it, select the following line in the desired location using the left mouse button. Repeat the operation many times.
In text editors the mouse cursor can change its appearance at the left edge of the page in the margin area. When the cursor changes to the arrows, a single press of the left mouse button selects an entire row, in front of which the cursor is located. Driving up or down the left margin, the mouse cursor while holding left button, you can select the desired number of rows.
When you click the right mouse button on the selected fragment, in most cases, opens the drop-down menu with commands available actions that will be applied only to the marked lines.
The allocation of three or more non-adjacent rows do not have to constantly hold down the Ctrl key, just press it directly at the time of allocation of the next line.