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Delete character to the left of cursor

Windows shortcut 
Backspace
Mac shortcut 
Delete

The delete key on a Mac deletes to the left.

Related videos

The videos below demonstrate this shortcut.
In this video, we'll introduce the UNIQUE function. The UNIQUE function lets you extract unique values in a variety of ways.
In this lesson, we review shortcuts you can use to edit cells more efficiently.
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In this video, we'll look more closely at calculated columns in Excel Tables, a feature to automatically enter and maintain formulas.
In this video, we'll look at chart elements and chart layouts. A chart layout is a specific set of chart elements arranged in a particular way.