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Forward delete using Apple keyboard

I am using a MacBook Pro running Mac OS X 10.5. I am new to this development environment, and previously worked on Windows.

I am wondering what is the backspace key of Mac (i.e. which is used to delete the character previous to current cursor position in text editor)? Windows keyboard has a dedicated backspace key, but I did not find such a key on my MacBook Pro keyboard.

Thanks in advance.

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marked as duplicate by Arjan, quack quixote May 17 '10 at 8:59

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I will take more care in the future, sorry Arjan! –  George2 May 17 '10 at 6:01
great, enjoy! –  Arjan May 17 '10 at 17:29

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Mac only has a backspace key. It does not have a "delete" key. (You can however, do FN+Backspace and it will do the same thing as a Delete key on windows.

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It's not really called a backspace on a Mac. See the duplicate questions. –  Arjan May 17 '10 at 5:41
@Arjan - Ah yes, but it actually does the same as a backspace –  Mitch Dempsey May 17 '10 at 5:41
You're right: the question is wrong. –  Arjan May 17 '10 at 5:44
Thanks, question answered! –  George2 May 17 '10 at 5:58

The delete button actually acts as backspace. Pressing Fn + Fel will delete the character ahead.

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Cool, thanks! :-) –  George2 May 17 '10 at 5:59

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