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Old Jun 11, 2007, 02:41 PM   #1
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Delete button

Where can I find the delete button on a Macbook? Am I being blind/stupid or does it not exist. I'm fed up of keep using the backspace button!!!
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Old Jun 11, 2007, 02:48 PM   #2
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I don't have a MacBook, but I think it's something like shift + backspace or option + backspace. Try those out.
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Old Jun 11, 2007, 02:57 PM   #3
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Just worked it out.

Its the 'fn' key (function?) and backspace.
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Old Jun 11, 2007, 03:26 PM   #4
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Just worked it out.

Its the 'fn' key (function?) and backspace.
Yup, that's function. I wanted to say that in my post but I wasn't actually sure fn was a button on the MB keyboard.
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Old Jun 2, 2010, 10:19 PM   #5
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Where can I find the delete button on a Macbook? Am I being blind/stupid or does it not exist. I'm fed up of keep using the backspace button!!!
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it is alt+backspace
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Old Jun 2, 2010, 10:20 PM   #6
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it is alt+backspace
It's a 3 year old thread. They got their answer, and that wasn't it. And they haven't been on the site for 2 years.
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Old Jun 3, 2010, 08:07 AM   #7
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it is alt+backspace
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It's a 3 year old thread. They got their answer, and that wasn't it. And they haven't been on the site for 2 years.
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Old Jun 3, 2010, 08:14 AM   #8
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it is alt+backspace
wow. worst necro post ever.
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Old Dec 29, 2010, 04:43 PM   #9
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On a Macbook:

Fn + backspace - "del" key (delete letter to the right)
Alt + backspace - Delete last word
Command + backspace - Delete whole line


Note: Answering just so any googlers can find out, like I did.
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Old Jan 11, 2011, 06:00 AM   #10
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On a Macbook:

Fn + backspace - "del" key (delete letter to the right)
Alt + backspace - Delete last word
Command + backspace - Delete whole line


Note: Answering just so any googlers can find out, like I did.

OMG. wow... i've switched to Mac since like 2 yrs ago and never bothered about the backspace vs delete button.. got used to using just backspace/delete button on the Mac... until today when my cousin used my mac and asked me where the hell is the backspace vs. delete button... i couldn't answer. your reply saved the day! THANKS!!!
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