Photoshop: Ability to clear or delete specific Recent Swatches in Swatches Panel

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There is an optional "Recent Swatches" strip above the color swatches in the Swatches Panel, a just added feature in Photoshop CC. It keeps track of every color selected, and I've been getting questions on how to clear it. That can be done, but at the price of Reset Preferences.

So is there a way to do this without resorting to that drastic method? As for why, maybe some just want to clear the clutter and start over. If there is not a reset button somewhere, it could be a feature to consider adding.

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By pressing Alt and hovering over the swatch, you get a scissors design. Click and you will delete it. This works for Photoshop CS5.
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I guess that was last month of latest in that time release CC 2017 as your answer is from 10 months. Too bad it can't be used anymore. In CC 2018 you don't have scissors :(

https://feedback.photoshop.com/photoshop_family/topics/delete-single-color-in-a-swatch-in-photoshop-...
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Thanks.  It still works as you said for the main swatches, but not the "recent swatches bar" in CC 2017.