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when I type before a character, it deletes the following letter! how do I fix this? [closed]

asked 2014-09-03 21:52:49 +0100

UncannyGuy gravatar image

updated 2014-10-01 18:44:49 +0100

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I'm using writer

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answered 2014-09-03 21:58:17 +0100

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updated 2014-09-04 07:19:50 +0100

Check the Status Bar at the bottom of the Writer window. Do you read 'Overwrite' there? If yes: hit 'Insert' KEY on the keyboard and you will be in insert mode again.

If not: I dont know. Need a file of yours, maybe a screenshot.

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That worked. Thanks!

UncannyGuy gravatar imageUncannyGuy ( 2014-09-04 17:08:55 +0100 )edit

OK, I just fell into the cauldron called 'Bugzilla´ because I tried to report the issue that the Overwrite indicator at the bottom of the Write screen shows, but the Insert indicator does not (Write 4.4.5). Someone in Bugzilla´s inner sanctum actually said that maybe it´s supposed to work that way...taking away the Insert indicator is good interface design, I guess.

Please see the following screen shots -- and then please fix it!

webistrator gravatar imagewebistrator ( 2015-08-23 02:07:48 +0100 )edit

Thank you for posting this answer it helped with problems I had in python

Kaden gravatar imageKaden ( 2017-12-10 21:17:47 +0100 )edit

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