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Hello Affinity-Team and Forum-Members

like in Aldus Pagemaker, Word, Quark Xpress (through Xtension), (guess Freehand did also) and even Apples actual TextEdit there is/was the Option to select Text in a vertical direction/way. That means you can select ‚over the line‘ in Tab-formated Text for example to format rows (thick, bold, colored Prices f.e.) without using a real table!! Know what I mean? We, a team of 6 Designers use it very often and have to do so Line-by-Line because we are using InDesign that, to sad, also does NOT offer this kind of Textselection!

Try editing some Text in Apples TextEdit using the Alt-Key selecting Text in that way to know what I mean …!!

Could/will you implement that in the next or further Versions of AP?? This would be great and a very unique Selling-point for AP for sure!

In case of implementing you could do such like this (see attachment)!

Or is there any workaround for this??
 
Thanks o lot

Rigor

 

Bildschirmfoto 2018-12-03 um 07.29.52.jpg

Edited by Rigorious

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On 11/26/2018 at 11:57 AM, Rigorious said:

Or is there any workaround for this??

Hello @Rigorious,

currently there is no such function in APub available. A possible workaround would be to copy the text in question and paste it into a programme that offers this kind of manipulation. Once you have selected the text you need to copy you can copy and paste it back into APub at a position where you want it to be.

This is, indeed, a workaround (with many clicks and keystrokes). But if you need this only occasionaly this should do for now :)
d.


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Yes, that would be sometimes useful. I did not know it is also possible in MS Word – and that is really useful.

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I very seldom need this, but it is a good idea.


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Hi! Also adding my voice for this feature request. These selection short cuts would be a great addition.

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