--- a/src/SciTEGlobal.properties
+++ b/src/SciTEGlobal.properties
@@ -95,6 +95,7 @@
 #selection.additional.fore=#0000A0
 #selection.additional.back=#000080
 #selection.additional.alpha=20
+#selection.rectangular.switch.mouse=1
 #selection.multiple=0
 #selection.additional.typing=0
 #virtual.space=3