No more multiple cursors with alt + mouse-drag

Steps to reproduce

  • Open a note
  • Hold the alt key
  • Left-click and drag your mouse over several lines

Expected result

This used to define multiple cursors, one for each line

Actual result

Selects text


  • Operating system: Mac OS Monterrey 12.6
  • Debug info:
	Obsidian version: v1.1.9
	Installer version: v0.14.6
	Operating system: Darwin Kernel Version 21.6.0: Mon Aug 22 20:19:52 PDT 2022; root:xnu-8020.140.49~2/RELEASE_ARM64_T6000 21.6.0
	Login status: not logged in
	Insider build toggle: off
	Live preview: off
	Legacy editor: off
	Base theme: adapt to system
	Community theme: Obsidian Nord v0.1.7
	Snippets enabled: 0
	Restricted mode: off
	Plugins installed: 4
	Plugins enabled: 0

Additional information

It was very handy and it used to work. It’s been several weeks (months even?) that it does not behave like this anymore. It happens both with the source mode editor and the live preview mode.

alt shift drag


Wow thanks! I searched the forum + looked into the list of keyboard shortcuts without finding anything. Is there a place I could have found this?

And sorry for the unnecessary noise :face_with_diagonal_mouth:

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