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This shortcut is used by 307 programs in our database.

General description for this shortcut: Removes the character right to the cursor.

Popular programs using this shortcut

What this shortcut does in different programs?

  1. Grand Theft Auto V - Phone Option
  2. The Sims 4 - Delete or sell selected object
  3. SketchUp - Erase
  4. Krita 4.2.2 - Clear
  5. Microsoft Excel 2019 - Remove cell contents

All programs

All programs using this shortcut, by category.

General


Apple iBooks - Delete the previous character or selection

Apple iBooks - Delete the selected table, border, or border segment, or the contents of selected cells

Ardour - Delete

Audacity - Delete Key

Feedreader - (while feed list is focused) Open feed or folder delete dialog

Feedreader - (while article list is focused) Open article delete dialog

Firefox Quantum - Delete

Firefox Quantum - Delete Selected Autocomplete Entry

GoldWave - Deletes the selection.

Mozilla Thunderbird - Delete message, folder, attachment, or selected search text

Mozilla Thunderbird - Delete selected text, attachment, table cell contents or table

OBS Studio - Remove source

Opera - Delete selection (or character right of cursor)

Roll20 - Delete selected object(s)

Safari - Delete a bookmark

uTorrent - Remove torrent

uTorrent - Remove tracker from trackers list

Waze Map Editor - Delete the single selected object (segment, junction, landmark). To delete multiple objects, you must click the trash can icon and confirm the multiple delete.

WinDirStat - Delete to Recycle Bin

Windows 3.1 - Delete

Windows Calculator - Clear current input (select CE)

Windows Voice Recorder - Delete the selected recording

Text editing


Ace Editor - Delete

GNU Emacs - Undo effect of last character

GNU Emacs - Character (delete, not kill) - backward

GNU Emacs - Skip to next without replacing

GNU Emacs - Scroll reverse

Microsoft FrontPage - Delete a Web page or folder in the Folder List or any dialog box.

Microsoft FrontPage - Delete one character to the right.

Microsoft OneNote - Delete one character to the right

Microsoft OneNote - (press twice) Delete the current empty row in a table (when the cursor is at the beginning of the row)

Microsoft OneNote - Delete the selected note or object

Microsoft Word 2019 - Delete one character to the right

Most used text editing - Delete character to the right

Notepad - Delete selected text

Notepad2 - Clear

PDF-XChange Editor - Delete

TreePad Lite - Delete node

Xodo - Delete selected annotation

Imaging


ACDSee Free - Deletes the current image to your Recycle Bin

Adobe Dimension CC (Mac) - Delete

Adobe Dimension CC (Windows) - Delete

Adobe Illustrator - Delete selected width point

Adobe Illustrator (Mac) - Delete selected width point

Adobe Lightroom Classic - Delete selected photo(s)

Adobe Lightroom Classic (Mac) - Delete selected photo(s)

Adobe Photoshop CC - (Select a point first and press Delete) To delete a point on the curve

Adobe Photoshop CC - Delete adjustment layer

Adobe Photoshop CC - Delete current tile from Tile History

Adobe Photoshop Elements (Mac) - Delete last anchor point for Magnetic or Polygonal Lasso tool

Adobe Premiere Pro (Mac) - Remove Selected Effect

Adobe Premiere Pro (Mac) - Delete Custom Item

Adobe Premiere Pro (Mac) - Delete

Adobe Premiere Pro (Mac) - Clear Selection

Adobe Premiere Pro (Windows) - Clear

Adobe XD (Mac) - Delete

Adobe XD (Windows) - Delete

Apple iMovie - Rate the selection as rejected, or delete the selection from the timeline

Autodesk SketchBook (Mac) - Clear Layer

Autodesk SketchBook (Mac) - Delete key to delete last point, Double-click to confirm

Autodesk SketchBook (Windows) - Clear Layer

Autodesk SketchBook (Windows) - Delete key to delete last point, Double-click to confirm

Autodesk SketchBook (Windows) - Undo

Canva (Mac) - Delete the content of the selection

Canva (Windows) - Delete the content of the selection

Clip Studio Paint Pro - Clear

Clip Studio Paint Pro - Cancel a last point

Corel Painter - Delete selected (closed) shape

Corel Painter (Mac) - Delete current selection

Corel Painter (Mac) - Delete selected (closed) shape

CorelDRAW Graphics Suite 2018 - Delete

Cura 4 - Delete selected object

DraftSight 2019 - Remove highlighted entities from a drawing

Easel - Remove object

FaceRig Studio - Delete selected keyframes

FastStone MaxView 3.3 - Delete current image and move it to Recycle Bin

Final Cut Pro X - Delete the timeline selection, reject the browser selection, or remove a through edit

Final Cut Pro X - Delete the timeline selection, reject the browser selection, or remove a through edit

Final Cut Pro X - Mark the current selection in the browser as rejected

Gravit Designer - Delete

HitFilm - Remove selection

Imagine (Image and Animation Viewer) - Delete

Imagine (Image and Animation Viewer) - Delete

Imagine (Image and Animation Viewer) - Delete frame

Inkscape - delete selection

Inkscape - delete selected node(s)

Inkscape - erase last segment of current line

IrfanView - Delete image

Krita 3.0 - Clear

Krita 4.2.2 - Clear

LDCad - Delete the selection

LightWave 3D - Delete

LightWave 3D - Delete key

Microsoft Paint - Delete a selection

Nuke - Delete selected clips or folders

Nuke - Delete nodes

Nuke - Remove selected point(s)

Paint.NET - Erase selection

PhotoDirector 10 - Delete selected photos from the library

PhotoScape - Delete selected files

Pinnacle Studio 22 - Delete without copying to clipboard

Pinnacle Studio 22 - Delete selected clip and /or media

Pinnacle Studio 22 - Delete selected clips from timeline

PowerDirector 17 - Delete / Remove selected items

PowerDirector 17 - Delete / Remove selected items

ProgeCAD - Delete

QCad 3.22.0 - Delete

Shotcut - Lift

Shotcut (Mac) - Lift

Simplify3D - Remove selection

Sketch - Delete layer

SketchUp - Erase

Substance Painter - Delete layer

Substance Painter (Mac) - Delete layer

Sweet Home 3D - Delete

Windows Movie Maker - Delete

System tools


Bash (Unix shell) - Delete the character under the cursor

Cisco IOS - Delete character to the left of the cursor

CopyQ 3.8 - Delete selected items

Everything - Move selected items to the recycle bin

Gigabyte Aorus motherboard - Enter BIOS Setup program / Q-Flash

KDE Plasma Desktop - Move to Trash

PhraseExpress - Delete currently selected item

Registry Editor - Delete

SyncBack - Delete selected profiles

SyncBack - Delete

Xterm - Delete following character

Developer tools


App Maker - Delete the selected widgets

App Maker - Delete the selected widgets

Atom (Windows) - native!

Atom (Windows) - core:delete

Atom (Windows) - (Source: GitHub) github:co-author:delete

Atom (Windows) - (Source: Tree View) tree-view:remove

Autodesk Stingray - Delete

Autodesk Stingray - Delete key

CodeMirror - Delete the character after the cursor

CodeMirror - Delete the character after the cursor

DBeaver 6.0.3 - Delete row

DBeaver 6.0.3 - Delete selected element(s) (if supported)

FileMaker - Next character

FileMaker - Clear selected text

FileMaker - when one or more tables are selected Delete a table

FileMaker - when one or more relationships are selected  Delete a relationship

Git Tower (Windows) - Discard local changes in selected file

HeidiSQL - Delete all rows in selected table(s)

jEdit - Delete character after caret

LibreOffice Base - Deletes a table from the query design

Microsoft Visual Studio 2017 (All shortcuts) - Edit.Delete

Microsoft Visual Studio 2017 (All shortcuts) - Edit.RemovefromDiagram

Microsoft Visual Studio 2017 (All shortcuts) - ArchitectureContextMenus.DirectedGraphContextMenu.Remove

Microsoft Visual Studio 2017 (All shortcuts) - Edit.Remove

Microsoft Visual Studio 2017 (All shortcuts) - Edit.Delete

Microsoft Visual Studio 2017 (All shortcuts) - OtherContextMenus.GraphView.RemovefromWorkspace

Microsoft Visual Studio 2017 (Most used shortcuts) - [Global, Team Explorer] Edit.Delete

Nuclide (Linux) - Remove a file or directory from the tree. You will be prompted first to avoid accidental mistakes.

Nuclide (Mac) - Remove a file or directory from the tree. You will be prompted first to avoid accidental mistakes.

PyCharm 2018.2 - In the editor: delete selected symbol/block

PyCharm 2018.2 - In a usage view: exclude a selected item

PyCharm 2018.2 - In other views: remove selected items

Qt Creator - Delete

Roblox Studio - Delete

Skipper - Delete selected element

Skipper - Delete field

SmartGit 19 - Delete

SmartGit 19 - Repositories > Remove

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) - Delete one character to the right of the cursor

SQLyog - Delete Selected

TouchDesigner - Delete Selection

TouchDesigner - Delete

TouchDesigner - Delete Selection

Unreal Engine - Delete

WinHex - Remove

Web applications


Elementor - Delete

Elementor - Delete

FastMail - Delete

FastMail - Delete

FastMail - Delete

FastMail - Delete

Google Calendar - Delete an event

OneDrive - Delete a selected file or folder

Outlook.com - Delete email

Webflow - Delete element

Yahoo Mail - Delete message

Yahoo Mail - Sends the selected messages to the Trash

Zoho Mail - Delete mail

File manager


7-Zip - Delete selected items

Adobe Bridge CC - Reject

Adobe Bridge CC (Mac) - Reject

Far Manager - (in drive menu) Remove CD

Mp3tag - Remove file (without deleting it)

PeaZip - Recycle bin / Delete form archive

Total Commander - Delete files

WinRAR - Delete files

WinSCP - Delete selected files

Xyplorer - Delete

Xyplorer - Delete all currently selected files (Recycle Bin)

Xyplorer - Remove selected item from Catalog ("sure?"-prompt)

Xyplorer - Delete File

Xyplorer - Remove selected item

Media player


AIMP - Remove selected tracks

GOM Player - Fit to video input

Kodi - Delete file (if enabled in settings)

Kodi - Remove from playlist (Playlist editor only)

Kodi - Remove from playlist (Playlist editor only)

MediaMonkey - Delete selected tracks (recycle bin)

Microsoft Groove - Delete selected item(s)

MusicBee - Remove

PotPlayer 1.7 - Enter a channel...

Spotify - Delete

Winamp - Remove selected files from playlist

Games


AI War Classic - Scrap selected units

Anno 1800 - Delete building and units

ChessBase 13 - Mark selected games as deleted

F1 2019 - Look left (on track only)

Grand Theft Auto V - Phone Option

Grand Theft Auto V - Delete a clip

Grand Theft Auto V - Delete marker

Kerbal Space Program - Docking controls

Nier: Automata - Shortcuts

The Sims 4 - Delete or sell selected object

Total War: Attila - Cinematic camera

Total War: Attila (Mac) - Cinematic camera

Warcraft III - Rotate camera to the right

Social & Messaging


Apple Messages - (first, select the message) Delete a single message

Cisco Jabber (Mac) - Delete voice message

NewsBin Pro - Mark post read

NewsBin Pro - Delete group from group tab

NZBGet - Delete selected downloads

NZBGet - Delete selected history records

NZBGet - Clear (delete all) messages

Telegram - Delete selected message

Zimbra Web Client - Remove selected addresses

Security


Comodo IceDragon - Delete

Comodo IceDragon - Delete Selected Autocomplete Entry

Kaspersky Internet Security - Delete selected data

Kaspersky Internet Security - Delete selected characters or strings

Kaspersky Internet Security - Delete the next characters

KeePass - Delete entry / group

Kleopatra 3.1.8 - Delete

Productivity


Ableton Live 10 - Return to Default

Ableton Live 10 - Delete

Ableton Live 10 (Mac) - Return to Default

Ableton Live 10 (Mac) - Delete

Accounting CS - Delete selected item

ActivePresenter 7 - Delete

Apple GarageBand - Delete

Apple Pages - Delete the previous character or selection

Apple Pages - Delete the selected table, or the contents of selected cells

Basecamp - Delete forward

CintaNotes 3.13 - Delete selected notes.

draw.io - Delete

draw.io - Delete selected cells

Evernote for Windows - Delete

Evernote for Windows - Move to Trash

Evernote for Windows - Delete selected item

Evolution - Delete selection

FL Studio 20 - Delete selected clip/pattern source data

FL Studio 20 - Delete selected

K-9 Mail - Delete

K-9 Mail - Delete

Kindle for Mac - Back

Lacerte - Delete the selected text or the character to the right of the cursor if no input is selected

Lacerte - Delete the selected text or the character to the right of the cursor if no input is selected

Lacerte - Delete the selected text or one character to the right cursor

LibreOffice Calc - Delete the contents of selected cells without a dialog

LibreOffice Calc - Removes the current field from the area

Logo Accounting - Delete the data or card or receipt under the cursor

Melodyne 4 - Delete

Melodyne 4 (Mac) - Delete

Microsoft Access 2019 - Delete the selected folder or file

Microsoft Access 2019 - Remove the selected table, view, or function, or join line from the query

Microsoft Access 2019 - Clear the selected contents of a cell

Microsoft Access 2019 - Clear all values for a selected grid column

Microsoft Access 2019 - Delete the selection or the character to the right of the insertion point

Microsoft Excel 2019 - Remove cell contents

Microsoft Excel 2019 - Removes the cell contents (data and formulas) from selected cells without affecting cell formats or comments

Microsoft Excel 2019 - In cell editing mode, it deletes the character to the right of the insertion point

Microsoft PowerPoint 2019 (Creating presentations) - Delete one character to the right

MindMeister - Delete an idea

Oracle RightNow - Delete

Oracle RightNow - Delete

Outlook 2019 and Outlook 2016 - (when a message, task, or meeting is selected) Delete

QuickBooks Desktop - Delete a character to the right

QuickBooks Desktop (Mac) - Delete the character to the left of the insertion point

REAPER - Remove items/tracks/envelope points (depending on focus)

REAPER - Edit: Delete events

REAPER - Edit: Delete events

REAPER - Edit: Delete events

Remember the Milk - Delete the currently selected task(s)

SharePoint - Delete the selection without adding it on the Clipboard.

SimpleMind - Delete

The Bat! - Delete message

The Bat! - Delete folder

Things (iPad) - Delete selected items

Things (Mac) - Delete selected items

WavePad - Delete

Xactimate - Delete

yEd 3.19 - Delete

Scientific


Alteryx - Delete selected tool

FreeCAD 0.18 - Del

GeoGebra - Delete current selection

KiCad 5.0.2 - Delete item

KiCad 5.0.2 - Delete Track or Footprint

KiCad 5.0.2 - Delete item

Onshape 1.98 - Delete selection

Solidworks 2019 - Delete

Tekla Structures 20 - Delete


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