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Makes available several options related to selecting text on the Right Click Menu and on the Actions Bar.


  • Makes it possible to access several options related to selecting text using the Right Click Menu and the Actions Bar (some of these options are available on the "Edit | Select" main menu by default).
  • Options for selecting the character, word or line at the cursor.
  • Select the current tag, or select towards the start/end of the current tag.
  • Ability to select up to the matching tag, or the content in between the tags.
  • Quickly select the content inside <script> and <style> tags.
  • Options for selecting HTML strings (inside tags) and HTML entities.
  • Clicking the plugin icon selects the word at the cursor.
• Automated Installation:   (What's This?)To install, enter hkselecttext in the Updates tab. Updates tab on the Actions Bar  • Manual Installation:
HTML-Kit Build 292
Download Size:
3.42 KB   (< 1 sec)
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 Commonly Asked Questions

How do I install hkSelectText?

  • Download the "hkSelectText" plugin and save it to a folder of your choice (for example, c:\webfiles\). It's not necessary to manually extract the *.zip file, HTML-Kit will expand it to the proper folder during the installation.
  •  Install Plugin
    Select "Install | Install Plugin" from HTML-Kit's "Tools" menu. Point to the downloaded *.zip file and click "Open."
  • If any additional prompts appear, follow them to complete the installation.

How do I run it?

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hkSelectText's icon will appear on the "Objects" tab on HTML-Kit's Actions Bar. It can also be invoked from the "Actions | Objects" sub menu.

Which programming language was used to write it?

hkSelectText was written in hkScript. More plugins written in hkScript can be found on the Plugins page.

Whats' the quickest way to uninstall hkSelectText?

Right click the hkSelectText icon on the Actions Bar and select "Uninstall." Alternatively, the "Tools | Install | Uninstall Plugins" menu option in HTML-Kit can be used to uninstall this and other plugins.

Do I need the exact versions of software listed under the Requirements?

The versions listed are the minimum versions required by this plugin. For example, a plugin that requires HTML-Kit Build 290 will run on HTML-Kit Build 292 as well.

What's the best way to check which version of HTML-Kit I'm using?

The build number can be found on the "About" dialog, which is located on HTML-Kit's "Help" menu.
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What do you think about hkSelectText?
Very Handy
"I like this. Especially when trying to select larger, specific blocks of text. Thanks."- Mark Cunningham
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