How to Backspace on a Mac
Matt Cone January 12, 2021 Tutorials Mac
Your Mac doesn’t have a dedicated backspace key, but it’s still possible to backspace on a Mac using a keyboard shortcut. Backspacing allows you to “forward delete” by deleting characters behind the cursor (instead of in front of it, as when you use the delete button).
To backspace on a Mac, press the fn and Delete keys, as shown below.
This keyboard shortcut for backspace works in every Mac application. You can use it to backspace in applications like Safari, Microsoft Word, Pages, and many more.
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