In a nutshell
Create cursors and selections
And then activate them
Everything is done with two commands
Create inactive cursors and selections with
Place Inactive Selection command.
Activate the cursors and selections with
Activate Selections command.
By default they are mapped to
PageUp respectively. If you need help in remapping them, check below.
For questions, suggestions, issues, feel free to use the Issues section of the extension's repository.
If you want to remap the commands
Open the Command Palette (
Ctrl+Shift+P - Windows,
Cmd+Shift+P - Mac).
Search for and select
Preferences: Open Keyboard Shortcuts.
Once the Shortcuts tab is open, search for the desired command, in this case
Place Inactive Selection or
Activate Selections, double click on it and press the new key combination.
- A cursor is actually just a selection which has the start and the end positions the same. This is useful to know further that when I'm saying "selections" I'm referring to cursors as well.
- To remove all inactive selections, simply press
- When you start editing the file, the inactive selections will be removed.
These limitations are more technical and are handled to not constitute functionality breaking situations.