Column editing mode in Npp
Edit Mode column is integrated in this program, but there is not a nice moment, that is the text string that is inserted, the text does not move lower down and is inserted before the text.
Knowledgeable people suggested to me that they have found a trick to bypass this misunderstanding. They offered me to insert the text as Birarny content, and then, inserted a column of text, the text began to shift lower down on the distance of the inserted text.
I really would like to developers add this function to the editor Npp, such as editing options Window column Alt + C, where this feature can be switched option to the point - “Insert the text of the column in the middle of the text” or "Paste text between the lines, shifting lower text. " This is a very important function.
it is just not clear to me what you want.
Provide an example with text showing before and after
or a screenshot.
So I made screenshots:
ok - thx.
Now I understand what you want to do but don’t see what is missing.
As you said, to paste “block mode” text you can either use
standard CTRL+V which means it puts it in the column where cursor is
or you use edit->paste special->copy binary content to let it insert additional lines.
What am I missing?
Like this it should look like:
Here is what should have:
That’s how I personally decided this question for myself. But this trick. I want to officially, by default, this feature was already in the program: