Blog

Use shortcuts to delete one word at a time

Delete one word at a timehelpful tips

This is so much easier than highlighting!

To quickly delete a word to the right or left:

Delete a word to the right  – Position the cursor at the beginning of the word to delete, then press CTRL + DELETE.

Delete a word to the left  – Position the cursor at the end of the word to delete, then press
CTRL + BACKSPACE.


Continue pressing CTRL + DELETE or
CTRL + BACKSPACE to delete additional words.

On a Mac the shortcut is as follows:

Delete a word to the right –  Position the cursor at the beginning of the word to delete, then press SHIFT +OPTION + DELETE

Delete a word to the left –  Position the cursor at the end of the word to delete, then press OPTION + DELETE

 Note: These shortcut keys can also be used to delete words in PowerPoint.

Posted in: Uncategorized

Leave a Comment (0) ↓

Leave a Comment