Master VSCode File Editing Multi Cursor Workflows

By Ahmad Awais

tl;dr: A couple of years ago, just like you, I was trying to learn all these power user workflows. Today is your lucky day because I am going to teach you how to deal with lines, how to juggle with words, and how to use multiple cursors with VSCode.

About a decade or so ago, I used to watch all the pro developers code like crazy hackers. They’ll be talking about how to not write a recursion and then all of a sudden there it is. Multiple cursors editing multiple things at the same time.

I’d be like wow. I need to do that. That’s what brought me to the Sublime Text Editor. Then as fate would have it, I became a web dev purist. In 2017 I switched to VSCode and haven’t looked back yet. VSCode is super duper powerful, especially if you are a web developer. But this post is for everyone.

Over the years, I have built hundreds of VSCode Power Users Workflows. In this post, I am g