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Ah, thank you Suzanne. Barnhill Guest Tools | Options | Edit: Typing replaces selection. (Backspacing is considered "typing.") -- Suzanne S. Please try the request again. Connect with us facebook twitter CNET Reviews Top Categories CNET 100 Appliances Audio Cameras Cars Desktops Drones Headphones Laptops Networking Phones Printers Smart Home Software Tablets TVs Virtual Reality Wearable Tech

Any suggestions would be welcome - using Word 2010. All rights reserved. Thanks! MacBook Pro with Retina display Posted on May 23, 2013 5:46 PM Reply I have this question too by Courcoul,Solvedanswer Courcoul Level 6 (14,193 points) A: Word::2011 / Preferences / Edit https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/backspace-button-won-t-delete-text-in-ms-word-308881/

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Proffitt Forum moderator / May 23, 2012 3:14 AM PDT In reply to: I also have the problem Newbie6612 "move my cursor back and tap the delete key."I am however encountering Home » Microsoft Office Word Forum - WordBanter forum » Microsoft Word Newsgroups » Microsoft Word Help Can't select text and delete with backspace or replace with text Author Name Remember Hi, I have a problem using MS word; I wonder if you have encountered te following?

Trevor On Nov 21 2007, 5:02*pm, "Suzanne S. Guest, May 24, 2007, in forum: Microsoft Word Document Management Replies: 3 Views: 640 Graham Mayor May 24, 2007 My backspace button isn't working. My accountSearchMapsYouTubePlayNewsGmailDriveCalendarGoogle+TranslatePhotosMoreShoppingWalletFinanceDocsBooksBloggerContactsHangoutsEven more from GoogleSign inHidden fieldsSearch for groups or messages Log in or Sign up PC Review Home Newsgroups > Microsoft Word > Microsoft Word Document Management > can't delete Microsoft Word Backspace Doesn't Delete You're solution fixed it.

Pretty simple i guess... Backspace Doesn't Delete Highlighted Text If i highlight something and press backspace, nothing happens so i have to use the delete key. Why can't I select mass text and delete it with backspace? https://groups.google.com/d/topic/microsoft.public.word.formatting.longdocs/WeUn0GICZh8 Go into Tools>Options>Edit and check Typing replaces selection.Sometimes, it gets unchecked and then you get what you see.Please tell if the second issue persists after this change.Kees Flag Permalink Reply This

Thank you...! Backspace Not Working In Word 2010 It has become so difficult to type and correct errors, it is driving me crazy. Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (0) Collapse - I've seen it happen. More About Us...

Backspace Doesn't Delete Highlighted Text

Barnhill Microsoft MVP (Word) Words into Type Fairhope, Alabama USA Word MVP FAQ site: http://word.mvps.org Email cannot be acknowledged; please post all follow-ups to the newsgroup so all may benefit. "OS" http://www.pcreview.co.uk/threads/cant-delete-text-using-backspace-button-after-highlighting-text.2219371/ Barnhill View Public Profile View message headers Find all posts by Suzanne S. Backspace And Delete Key Not Working Windows 7 Terms of Use Disclaimer Privacy Statement Contact Site Map Page Last Updated: Mar 25, 2011 ⌂HomeMailSearchNewsSportsFinanceCelebrityWeatherAnswersFlickrMobileMore⋁PoliticsMoviesMusicTVGroupsStyleBeautyTechShopping Yahoo Answers 👤 Sign in ✉ Mail ⚙ Help Account Info Help Suggestions Send Feedback Backspace Won't Delete In Word Privacy Policy Terms of Use Sales and Refunds Legal Site Map Contact Apple The Word MVP Site Search Tips Word Home Word:mac Word General Troubleshoot Tutorials About Us Contact Up to

This actually becomes quite annoying especially as my Outlook uses the word editor. Home » Microsoft Office Word Forum - WordBanter forum » Microsoft Word Newsgroups » Formatting Long Documents Highlighting Text Not Deleting with Backspace Author Name Remember Me? No (Yes).” If you press Y, the block will be deleted, but this is doubtless one more step than you want. The second problem, no doubt related, is that again if I highlight text and press the backspace the highlighted text is not deleted. Backspace Key Only Deletes One Letter At A Time

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You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. Backspace Not Deleting In Chrome My backspace key won't delete highlighted text when pressed in Microsoft Word. Barnhill View Public Profile View message headers Find all posts by Suzanne S.

The box was already checked but I unchecked and rechecked it just in case.

Highlighting and pressing backspace no longer deletes the highlighted text? This actually becomes quite annoying especially as my Outlook uses the word editor. Answer Questions Cant use the windows search, edge, weather app, ect.? Backspace Key Not Working In Word Hi, I have a problem using MS word; I wonder if you have encountered te following?

Barnhill, Nov 2, 2005 #5 Advertisements Show Ignored Content Want to reply to this thread or ask your own question? i have never had problems with this before, but i would like to be able to highlight the entire word, and then just hit the backspace button to delete it. Barnhill Microsoft MVP (Word) Words into Type Fairhope, Alabama USA Word MVP FAQ site:http://word.mvps.org Email cannot be acknowledged; please post all follow-ups to the newsgroup so all may benefit. "OS" wrote Click the Advanced tab. 4.

Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (0) Back to Office & Productivity Software forum 11 total posts Popular Forums icon Computer Help 51,912 discussions icon Computer Newbies 10,498 discussions icon Laptops Member Login Remember Me Forgot your password? Article contributed by Suzanne S. Proffitt Forum moderator / August 18, 2011 4:24 AM PDT In reply to: I am having this problem with the backspace key While some want it fixed, I found that I

Is there something i can do without turning on overtype? additionally, if i highlight something and press paste to try to replace it, it just inserts it before it without deleting the highlighted text. Hello and welcome to PC Review. If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post).