Is there another way than pressing Ctrl+. until the whole cell is selected and then pressing Del?
If this is not built in, can I create some sort of a global macro to do this and bind it to a keyboard shortcut?
Referencing Szabolcs's answer, here is the code that must be added to
I chose Ctrl+M at random; change it to whatever you want.
See this before you edit the file.
I usually press the down key until I get out of the cell, then press shift-up to select it.
Here are two buttons that will select or delete the whole cell for you:
I'll leave it to others to set up keyboard shortcuts for these.
I would like to note that these actions don't require the kernel to execute. If you are going to send them to the front end for direct execution (