How do you erase an entire field of text on the Droid 4?

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    On the D1 if you were typing in a field and wanted to delete the entire entry you could press Alt+backspace (I think) to clear it. I can't seem to figure out how to do that on the D4 unless I hold backspace and wait for it to go through each character one by one.

    Anyone know if this is possible?
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    Idk, but if you figure it out please post the info.

    Perspective instantiates reality.
    ( By DX w/DF app. )
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    Press and hold in the text field and select all to delete it. Not as easy as on the D1
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    The D3 does have an ALT key, right?

    What I'd love to have and hold for the next cupla years would be the D4 with vanilla ICS, the D3 keyboard *layout* and battery, and the DX display. That would really work for me.

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    Hold Shift + "Up Arrow" + "Backspace Key"

    Hold Shift + "Up Arrow" + "Backspace Key" Deletes the entire field(line in notepad)

    Optionally, you can Hold Shift + "Down Arrow" + "Backspace Key" To delete from the cursor to the end of the line.

    I had to figure this on my own without google.. Normally google is the answer to 99% of all problems. Hope this helps.


    Ps.. Google/Motorola may have done this because it was too easy to accidentally remove a line in the past without undo functionality.
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