Unlike just about every other Mac Program, Alt+delete does not delete the preceding word in Mac Powerpoint 2011. I find this unnecessary inconsistency very annoying.
Is there any way of making Alt+Delete delete a word in Mac Powerpoint?
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Using KeyRemap4MacBook, you could add this to private.xml:
<item> <name>Powerpoint</name> <identifier>private.powerpoint</identifier> <only>POWERPOINT</only> <autogen>__KeyToKey__ KeyCode::DELETE, VK_OPTION, KeyCode::CURSOR_LEFT, ModifierFlag::OPTION_L | ModifierFlag::SHIFT_L, KeyCode::DELETE</autogen> </item>
private.xmland Add the above snippet between
change keytab in the KeyRemap4MacBook and press