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Discussion on: Pro tips for Visual Studio Code to be productive in 2018 👨🏻‍💻

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Maciej Sopyło

You guys do realize that multiline editing has been a feature of pretty much any IDE for at least 7-8 years, right? I like VSCode but let's not make it look like they made some breakthrough with this.

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Came here to say that too. My muscle memory prefers the way Visual Studio and Notepad++ has done it for years. Put the caret at a place on the line, and hold ALT-SHIFT and press UP or DOWN, and that will put the caret insertion/deletion point on multiple lines. Then type or delete or do whatever to do it on each of the lines. But in VS Code, it duplicates lines - same key commands, but completely different result. :(