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I have recently shifted from PC to Mac and from what I recall on PC keyboards, there are keys where you can delete characters placed before your cursor as well as after cursor. I don't recall what the later is called.

I can't find something equivalent for Mac to delete post cursor characters.

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For forward delete, hold down fn (the function key) and press delete.

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Laptop keyboards and Apple Wireless Keyboards use fn+delete ⌫ for forward delete. Keyboards with a numeric keypad have a separate delete ⌦ key like on other platforms.

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Mac delete = backspace on other platforms, Mac forward delete = delete on other platforms. –  Lri Oct 7 '11 at 7:00
If the topic starter is trying to "delete" something after the cursor, this is the way to do it. –  Michiel Oct 7 '11 at 7:16
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