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In, when I select some text and start typing again, the text selection is gone. I personally find this very annoying. Is there a way to make keep the selection when I type?

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Can you be more descriptive about the problem you're having? Because I opened up Terminal right now, selected some text, and it didn't disappear when I typed. – Dante Sep 14 '11 at 8:51
Sorry if I didn't the question precisely: The text itself stays there, but it's not selected any more when you type again. – Kiezpro Sep 14 '11 at 9:29
There's probably no solution for this, but maybe iTerm does it (haven't tried)? – Ingmar Hupp Sep 14 '11 at 14:15
I've actually seen this feature in iTerm on another guy's computer, which prompted me to ask. iTerm is very nice, but I've been using so much that I'd find it hard to switch. – Kiezpro Sep 14 '11 at 21:52
2 has the very nifty feature that you can use CMD+Shift+V to paste the selected text in the same tab without using the clipboard. You can achieve the same with a middle click (which is why I'm using Better Touch Tool to have a third button on my Magic Mouse). This is very useful as I usually just want to paste a file name or path that has been printed by a previous command as an argument on the command line. – Kiezpro Sep 15 '11 at 6:20

So, I decided to give iTerm2 a spin after I hadn't looked at it in quite a few years. I have to admit that (with a little tweaking) it's actually a lot better than in many major and minor aspects. I have yet to find something that does better. So I guess that I'll just stick with iTerm2.

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