Quickly clear entered text from the Spotlight menu with Command-Delete

Dec 6, 2009 - 4 Comments

spotlight You can quickly clear all of the text from the Spotlight menu without closing the window by hitting Command-Delete, I discovered the use in this after my cat walked across my keyboard entering in a lengthy mishmash string of characters. Try it out!

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Posted by: Manish Patel in Mac OS, Tips & Tricks


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  1. tom says:

    oh for consistency across applications when it comes to keyboard shortcuts ;-)

  2. Brian Hanifin says:

    Option Delete works in Firefox.

  3. Sunny says:

    I’m an Emacs user so I prefer Control-A Control-K does the job too.

  4. Timo says:

    I tried already some time ago (for me more logical) esc-button and it does the same.

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