Multi-Select Group of Items in Listbox using Ctrl+Shift+Mouse1?

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http://askubuntu.com – For a while since I've switched to Ubuntu from Windows, I've been wondering about this. In windows, you can select an item in a listbox, hold Ctrl+Shift, then select another item, and all the items between the two that you selected will also be selected (see the picture below). My problem is, in some cases I have a few hundred items to select out of thousands, and the only way to select them is to individually select each of them while holding Ctrl. Is there a way to enable this ability in Ubuntu (even if it's just for GTK programs)? http://i.stack.imgur.com/RrvRy.png (HowTos)