TIP: How to Select Entire Paragraph

This question keeps coming up, so I thought I'd post the answer as a tip.

How to Select Entire Paragraph

To select the entire paragraph when the cursor is at any position in the paragraph, you can use these keystrokes:

  • -- make sure cursor is NOT at start of paragraph
  • ⌥↑ -- move to start of paragraph
  • ⇧⌥↓ -- now that cursor is at START of paragraph, this will select entire paragraph

Put each of those in a KM Type a Keystroke action.

How To Select Entire Word

  • -- make sure cursor is NOT at start of word
  • ⌥← -- move to start of word
  • ⇧⌥→ -- now that cursor is at START of word, this will select entire word
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thank you ! very useful. 2 minor suggestions below.

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you are such a prolific writer, we are going to nickname you Leonardo Da Vinci !

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My OP revised per your suggestions.

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small typo: word instead of word

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