Visual Studio Code – Matching text from large files

Visual Studio Code

I often have to pick matching text from large files.

To do this in Visual Studio Code :

  • Ctrl-Shift-L – selects all occurrences
  • Ctrl-i – selects each line containing that selection
  • Create a new file/tab and copy / paste the details in there

 

Dave Walker
Dave Walker is a developer with 20+ years IT experience. Working with Progress/OpenEdge since 1995 he's been involved through the full gambit of the software development life cycle, from systems design through to front line support, customer training, and everything in between. Dave doesn't enjoy writing about himself in the third person.

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