On 8/5/2011 3:20 PM, sjl wrote:

I still find that occasionally useful, and [although you need to be a
contortionist] M$ Word can do that...

While simultaneously holding down the<Ctrl>,<Alt>, and Shift keys, you can
highlight a rectangle of text.

I will keep that in mind for people who I am not that fond of, for people I like I will tell them to just use Alt.
Then, with the rectangle highlighted, press Ctrl-C to copy it

(BTW, you CANNOT right-click on the highlighted rectangle - right-clicking
will de-select the rectangle).

Right clicking works okay in 2010

A different John

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