TextMate Tip #1: Refactoring code with Column Selection

Column Selection and Edit is one unique feature that TextMate offer. This function comes handy if you are to make amendment to a group of selection that share same syntax.

Holding down Alt/Option key and you should see your pointer turns to Crosshair icon. Then select the text with your mouse. You can see that when you type in, the new text will be repetitively inserted into all lines.

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