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Visual Selectλ︎

Select characters, words, lines and regions with visual select. The background changes color to visually indicate which text is selected

v enters visual select mode and can be with objects such as word w and locations such as end of line $.

o to expand from left side of selection and O to expand from the right side of a selection, using the hjkl navigation keys

Line and blockλ︎

V enters visual line select mode

j and k alter the selection by line

Ctrl+v enters visual region select mode

Switch between visual modes

Once in visual mode:

V switches to visual line mode Ctrl+v switches to visual line mode