In QuarkXPress, if your keyboard has a right-delete key, it will delete the character to the right of your text cursor.
But get this: Command-Right Delete will delete the WORD to the right of your text cursor. (Windows: Ctrl-Right Delete)
Jay Nelson is the editorial director of PlanetQuark.com, and the editor and publisher of Design Tools Monthly. He’s also the author of the QuarkXPress 8 and QuarkXPress 7 training titles at Lynda.com, as well as the training videos Quark includes in the box with QuarkXPress 7 . In addition, Jay writes regularly for Macworld and Photoshop User magazines and speaks at industry events.