How To Clear The Mac Command Line With A Single Keystroke

Mac: We love the command line for its power and speed, but if you make a mistake in a lengthy command, editing can be fiddly. If you want to wipe out everything you typed and start again, you can clear what you typed with a simple keyboard shortcut: Control+U.

When you press those keys, the entire line goes away. It's a simple tip many readers may already know, but it's a very useful one. Without it, you'd have to sit and press the delete key until every individual character disappeared.

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    Technically, that is two keystrokes.

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