How to highlight pasted text?

I wish to create a macro that would lowercase and then highlight the pasted in text.

I can’t quite figure out how to do the highlighting part. If I insert a text in a new line then I could use ⌘ + ⇧ + ← but I can insert it here too :

  • {insert here}

And then hotkey won’t work.

What do you mean by "highlight"?

  1. Selected
  2. Background color

Yeah I meant selecting the text after pasting it.

There is no good solution for this.

With many editors, if you undo and then redo it will select the last change, so:

Paste, Undo, Redo

Might work for your usage.

The only other way would be

  • Paste
  • Repeat CHARACTERS(%SystemClipboard%)
    • Shift-Left Arrow.

And that will be slow and relatively likely to give inaccurate results.

But I can’t think of any other way, so it’s worth a shot.

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