1/21/16
10:35 pm

Forum Question: How To Delete-Forward Using the Mac Keyboard?

The old PC “Delete” key deletes text immediately forward. How do you do that on a MAC?
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John Anzevino

Comments: 3 Responses to “How To Delete-Forward Using the Mac Keyboard?”

    1/21/16 @ 10:35 pm

    The Mac Extended Keyboard has a forward delete key. But I’m guessing you have either a MacBook or the modern iMac wireless keyboard. In that case, ;ook for the “fn” key on your keyboard. Hold that down while you press the delete key.

    John Anzevino
    1/23/16 @ 9:23 am

    I did try your suggestion – DELETE does delete forward, so thanks a lot for that!

    I do have the modern (imac) wireless keyboard. The delete key only deletes backward. Is there another key to delete FORWARD?

    2/3/16 @ 8:28 pm

    Use the “fn” key. Hold down fn and press Delete and it will delete forward.

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