Deletes the character preceding a collapsed selection (an insertion point). If the selection isn't collapsed to an insertion point, the selection is deleted.
Note This method corresponds to functionality of the BACKSPACE key.
expression Required. An expression that returns a Selection object.
This example deletes the character preceding the insertion point (the collapsed selection).
With Selection .Collapse Direction:=wdCollapseEnd .TypeBackspace End With
This example extends the selection to the end of the current paragraph (including the paragraph mark) and then deletes the selection.
With Selection .EndOf Unit:=wdParagraph, Extend:=wdExtend .TypeBackspace End With
Applies to | Selection Object