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How I can to select all files of current tab in Midnight Commander console file manager? Often Me need to select all files in a Midnight Commander panel, just like using Ctrl+A hotkey in MS Windows OS.

How to select all files in a midnight commander panel?

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Mignight commander has another shortcut, that uses mask and allows you to select all the files in a mc panel.

  1. Call Select dialog. Press hotkeys "Alt+Shift+=", or go to Main menu > File > Select group.
  2. Insert selection mask "*"
  3. Press Enter button.

After this all files are selected and now you’re welcome to do anything you want: copy, move, delete, etc.

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