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Question: why "delete" key does not work on mac

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How to delete photos in Photos (imac)


why apple not use "delete" key instead users have to use "command"+"delete"?

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Mar 11, 2018 12:18 PM in response to iipad3 In response to iipad3

There are different situations - in some using the delete key does move the photo to the recently deleted (deleting from Photos for example)


In other situations like in an album it removes the photos and command delete moves them to the recently delete album - two different situations and two diffent needs


As to "Why" - no one here knows "why" anything - we are users like you and can tell you "what is" but can not tell you "why" and such discussions are useless and forbidden by the TOU you agreed to


have a nice day


LN

Mar 11, 2018 12:18 PM

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Mar 11, 2018 12:34 PM in response to iipad3 In response to iipad3

The "delete" key changes the action depending on the context.

  • While viewing the library in the Moments, Collections, Years, delete ⌫ will suffice to delete a photo from the library.
  • While viewing an album or smart album or a project the delete key is bound to "remove from album/project". Then you need ⌘⌫ to delete a photo from the library.

Mar 11, 2018 12:34 PM

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