i haven't really used this shortcut key for the past years and eversince i used firefox with the web search, i became hooked into it. i've been using it in every application (ms excel, visual studio) to toggle the dropdownlist items. no need to use the mouse. so next time you want to select an...
power alt is the term i use in doing this: just hold that ALT key while you do your mouse select i usually do this when removing those tab characters from VS when copying code to a forum or a blog post.