The Backspace is found above the Return key on your keyboard. The Backspace key moves your cursor one character to the left and also deletes that character. The Backspace key differs from the Delete key because it also moves the cursor.
Author: ALEX 1. ON IBM COMPATIBLE KEYBORDS, THIS KEY MOVES THE CURSOR TO THE LEFT, ONE SPACE AT A TIME, DELETING ONE CHARACTER AS IT MOVES. 2. A KEY (SOMETIMES CALLED THE DELETE KEY), ON MACINTOSH KEYBOARDS, ERASES CURRENTLY SELECTED TEXT AND ONE CHARACTER TO THE LEFT OF THE CURSOR