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Selecting and Deleting in Expressions

Selecting the next-higher subexpression

Select the next-higher subexpression by pressing ControlKeyLeftModified.RightModified.

Press ControlKeyLeftModified. RightModified repeatedly

Deleting to destructure an expression

Get rid of the contents of an expression and destructure it by pressing DeleteKey (or Backspace).

Backspace repeatedly

Another example:

Backspace repeatedly