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When typing it overwrites existing text. Will not Insert

asked 2020-10-29 08:15:10 +0200

chshteam gravatar image

Generally when cursor is placed between words for example and you start typing it will INSERt the new words. All of a sudden it will only overwrite.

What setting it this and how do I change it back

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answered 2020-10-29 08:29:01 +0200

Grantler gravatar image

updated 2020-10-29 08:29:21 +0200

You probably hit the INSERT key - then you got the overwrite mode. Check the status bar: If overwrite mode has been chosen it will show overwrite (or similar); if regular insert mode is chosen there will be no information (LO - should also be valid for later versions...).
Hit INSERT key again and this will cure your problem... - Cheers

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