Altium Designer Documentation


Created: July 27, 2015 | Updated: April 11, 2017
Now reading version 20.2. For the latest, read: DeleteToEndOfWord for version 21
Applies to Altium Designer versions: 15.1, 16.0, 16.1, 17.0, 17.1, 18.0, 18.1, 19.0, 19.1, 20.0, 20.1 and 20.2

Parent page: TextEdit Commands

The following pre-packaged resource, derived from this base command, is available:

Applied Parameters: None


This command is used to delete all characters, up to the beginning of the first word immediately to the right of the current cursor position.


Access to this command is made using the Ctrl+T keyboard shortcut only.


Simply position the text cursor at the required position within the current document and launch the command. The text deleted depends on the starting location of the cursor:

  • If the cursor is at the beginning of a word, or in the middle of a word, all characters to the beginning of the next word will be deleted. The cursor will effectively remain in its original location.
  • If the cursor is at the end of a word, all non-alphanumeric characters will be deleted up to the beginning of the next word.

Using the command repeatedly will delete previous words in the document.

If you have any text selected in the document, using this command will delete text in the same way as above, leaving the selection unaffected.


  1. The deleted text can be restored using the Undo command.


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