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Backspace functionality in Mac?

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gse520 Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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Jun 4, 2012 4:28 PM

This may not be an appropriate location for this query but I'm sure many on here can help me and I apologise if I should not post request like this here.


Basically i am getting to grips with Mac from Windows and i'm getting on ok mostly but one thing i cant seem to find a replacement process for is the back arrow function. (mass delete)


For example (i'll use excel to demonstrate my issue)


I have data in a spreadsheet and I want to delete all in cells A1 to B10 but i dont wish to delete the Columns or rows as I need them.


In windows I highlight the cells and click the backspace key and it delets all from all highlighted cells.

On the mac if i do that it only deltes the data in the cell im located at and i have to delete all cells individually.


Can anyone please advise how i get the functionality of the mass highlighted backspace delete using the mac?


Thanks G

iMac, Mac OS X (10.7.4)


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