Delete and Insert Text

Inserting text in Office 2000 and deleting text in Office 2000 are easy once you get to know how. Learn about it in this lesson.

Backspace and Delete keys

You can use the Backspace and Delete keys to erase text in your document.

  • The Backspace key will erase the text to the left of the insertion point one character at a time.
  • The Delete key (located under the insert key) will erase the text to the right of the insertion point.

Check this outKeep in mind that when text is selected, pressing any key will delete it. The Undo button often comes in handy for this common mistake!