Editing Code with Multiple Cursors

How to use multiple cursors to code faster.

Ekaterina Ryabukha

Multi-cursor selection in WebStorm:

  • Select next occurrence of the current word or selection: ^G (macOS) / Alt+J (Windows/Linux).
  • Select all occurrences: ⌘⌃G (macOS) / Ctrl+Alt+Shift+J (Windows/Linux).
  • To add or remove multiple carets, you can also press and hold the (macOS) / Alt (Windows/Linux), then click to add a new caret. You can also make a multiple selection by holding Shift+Alt and dragging the caret.
  • To remove all the carets, press (macOS) / Escape (Windows/Linux).
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