When editing text in QuarkXPress, you can easily delete the word before your text cursor by pressing Command-Delete. To delete the word after your cursor, press Command-Shift-Delete. (Windows: use Ctrl-Delete and Ctrl-Shift-Delete.)
What a timesaver!
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.