sjl - Thanks for that!
A Different John - Tru dat. And I've got Office 2010 on most of my machines
(only costs $9.95/copy thanks to the Home Use Program).

On Fri, Aug 5, 2011 at 2:37 PM, John Ross <jross-ml@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

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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