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Questions re: key shortcuts in QuantConnect code editor

Two questions about writing code in the QuantConnect editor:

1. When I get an indentation error, I see all of the indentations shown in-line with the code (with grayed-out small dots ...). After I fix the error, the indentations are still shown unless I refresh the page. Is there a key shortcut to hide the indentation markers anytime I want? Not a big deal...just kind of annoying.

2. As someone who is used to developing Pyton code in Visual Studio Code, block indents/un-indents using Cmd+] and Cmd+[ are something I rely on all the time. Is there are key shortcut in the QuantConnect editor to indent/un-indent a multi-line block of code all at once? Example use case: I decide to remove a loop and want to un-indent the 50 lines of code that used to be inside the loop block...without having to delete the indents line-by-line.

Thanks for any help you can offer!

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1. As you, I did not find a solution without refreshing the page, or waiting several minutes to let the editor eventually hide the indentation markers. You are correct: it is somewhat annoying... but not that much.
2. You can just select the 50 lines, and just press Tab to add an indent (press twice to add 2 indents...), and Maj+Tab to remove an indent.

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Hi Eric,

Sorry about the indentation markers. I've reported the issue to our UX team.

We can indent multiple lines at once in the IDE by starting a multicursor. On Mac, the shortcut is Ctrl-Option-Up/Down/Right/Left and depends on the direction the user would like to select. For a full list of the keyboard shortcuts our IDE supports, refer to this GitHub wiki.

Best,
Derek Melchin

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