One of my biggest complaints about the terminal in OS X—vs. gnome-terminal in the linux world, and possibly a few other terms—is that when I am using git or svn and I want to add or commit only one file I can’t just double click the full path to select it.


# Untracked files:
#   (use "git add <file>..." to include in what will be committed)
#   assets/themes/twitter/css/hi3.css

the default action when you double click on the word twitter is that will highlight only the word twitter. I wanted a way to make it highlight the entire file path without grabbing the hash mark at the beginning of the line. While it’s not my favorite solution, I did come across a forum post today that explained holding the cmd and shift keys when you double click will cause to select the whole file path. Someone else added on later that cmd + shift + double clicking a URL will open it.

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30 January 2012