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I found a tutorial on the net that showed how to cut a selective section out of a sentence without highlighting the whole paragraph,I forgot to save it. What I'm trying to do is to copy the x's below without highlighiing the y's, I hope it can be done, thanks.




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....didn't seem too hard. just click and drag with the mouse

what exactly are you trying to do?
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....didn't seem too hard. just click and drag with the mouse

what exactly are you trying to do?



What I want to do is copy a segment of a sentence in the middle of a paragraph without highlighting more then what I want, what I normally do is copy more then I need and edit it,a total PITA
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sentence in the middle of a paragraph

i'm still not seeing what your issue is.

put the cursor of your mouse where you want to start copying, click the left mouse button and drag till what you want is highlighted (and before what you don't want is highlighted) then let go
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sentence in the middle of a paragraph

i'm still not seeing what your issue is.

put the cursor of your mouse where you want to start copying, click the left mouse button and drag till what you want is highlighted (and before what you don't want is highlighted) then let go


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i'm still not seeing what your issue is.

put the cursor of your mouse where you want to start copying,. (and before what you don't want is highlighted) then let go


If you are saying to go to the beginning and backdrag the highlighted part that you don't want to unhighlight, thats seems to work, what I was hoping to find out was the tutorial I was looking at had a way to put a stop on the beginning of the area you wanted to highlight and start highlighting from the end and thats as far as it would go.

I do appreciate you trying to help me, I don't think I'm wording my question right, in my reply start at go and the highlighting should end at unhighlight without any bleedover and without doing it twice, I may have dreamed this LOL
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i doubt you dreamed it..... but i have no idea what you're talking about hehe. maybe someone else has.

is this for ANYWHERE? or in a specific application?
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i doubt you dreamed it..... but i have no idea what you're talking about hehe. maybe someone else has.

is this for ANYWHERE? or in a specific application?


The only thing I recall was it worked in Windows

I think I figured something out, you put you cursor where you want the hightlight to end, hold the left mouse button down, hold shift, move to the end of what you want to highlight,hit the left mouse button and it works!!! My two brain cells are paying off!
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i doubt you dreamed it..... but i have no idea what you're talking about hehe. maybe someone else has.

is this for ANYWHERE? or in a specific application?


The only thing I recall was it worked in Windows

I think I figured something out, you put you cursor where you want the hightlight to end, hold the left mouse button down, hold shift, move to the end of what you want to highlight,hit the left mouse button and it works!!! My two brain cells are paying off!


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i doubt you dreamed it..... but i have no idea what you're talking about hehe. maybe someone else has.

is this for ANYWHERE? or in a specific application?


The only thing I recall was it worked in Windows

I think I figured something out, you put you cursor where you want the hightlight to end, hold the left mouse button down, hold shift, move to the end of what you want to highlight,hit the left mouse button and it works!!! My two brain cells are paying off!


I should of left my mouth shut, it works on this forum but on another one I checked it won't work! :)
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