Select VHDL based on its syntactic structure. This allows you to cut, copy and move code a lot faster.

Note that the default shortcut is different on Mac and Windows. Mac uses Ctrl-Shift. Windows and Linux use Alt-Shift.

You can modify this in the Keys preference page (Preferences > General > Keys) if you want. The command names are:

  • Select Enclosing Element
  • Select Next Element
  • Select Previous Element