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In Linux, is there any way I can put cursor inside some text input, like browser URL/quick search box, and just clear it?

Right now I have to select all (Ctrl-A) and press Del. It does seem easy but becomes annoying really fast when you need to repeat it for a number of times.

Is there any single key combination for that?

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If you select all, you can just overwrite the selection without having to delete it … –  slhck Jan 7 '12 at 11:45
    
I'm not typing, I'm pasting with the middle button –  Oleg Mikheev Jan 7 '12 at 18:02
    
Well, if you're up for a keyboard shortcut, why not paste with Ctrl-V? –  slhck Jan 7 '12 at 18:22
    
b/c I'm copying into selection buffer and not clipboard :) –  Oleg Mikheev Jan 7 '12 at 18:52
    
Ah, very well then, sorry for the confusion :) –  slhck Jan 8 '12 at 8:58
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