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When I click previously entered text, instead of inserting the cursor and allowing me to enter new text, it deletes text forward from the highlight. How do I turn this off?

asked 2017-10-31 00:26:08 +0100

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For example if I wanted to enter a space, tab a paragraph or enter new words, it deletes what is forward from the highlighted text. Is this a glitch? How do I solve this problem?

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answered 2017-10-31 01:06:24 +0100

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That worked.

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answered 2017-10-31 01:03:42 +0100

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updated 2017-10-31 01:04:03 +0100

You have switched on 'Overwrite' mode. Hopefully you see the 'StatusBar' (bottom). There you get the hint. Press the 'Insert' key once. Done. It's not a cursor problem.

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