This is documentation for Mathematica 6, which was
based on an earlier version of the Wolfram Language.
View current documentation (Version 11.2)
Mathematica Menu Item

Edit Clear

deletes a selection without pasting it to the clipboard.
  • Unlike Cut and Copy, this command does not place the selection on the clipboard.
  • Keyboard shortcuts: Delete (Windows); Shift+Cmd+X (Macintosh); Delete (X).