The Backspace key deletes one character to the left of the caret. The Delete key deletes one character to the right of the caret.
To delete more than just a few characters, select text and press the Delete key.
The following table lists the default keyboard shortcuts used for deleting text.
|BACKSPACE||Moves the cursor backwards and erases the character in that space.|
|CTRL+BACKSPACE||Deletes the previous word in the text.|
|DELETE||Deletes the selected text.|
|CTRL+DELETE||Deletes the next word in the text.|
|SHIFT+DELETE||Cuts the selected text and places it on the clipboard.|
|CTRL+X||Cuts the selected text and places it on the clipboard.|