Select by Word


  • Moderator

    When selecting text snap to select the next full word as in IE11.



  • I wouldn't like this by default, but it might be useful if used in conjunction with a modifier, like Ctrl



  • @pesala For info, you can achieve something quite similar by doing:

    1. Double click on the 1st word you want to select
      --> the whole word is automatically selected
    2. Shift+click anywhere in the middle of the last word you want to select
      --> this last word is automatically fully selected, as well as every other one inside the selection

    It's not exactly what you propose, but I think that the final goal is the same (easier and quicker selection of whole words instead of "by letter")


  • Moderator

    @guilimote Yes, but you need to use Keyboard+Mouse.

    Some users liked this behaviour and requested it for Opera. There was a long thread on My Opera debating the pros and cons. I also prefer the Shift+Click method, but not everyone is an avid keyboard user working always at a desk like me.


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