When I try to correct an entry it types over what is there rather than add letters.
You have inadvertently switched to “overwrite” mode . This should be reported in the bottom status bar.
Either click on word “Overwrite” in the status bar to clear it or press the
Ins key on your keyboard.
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Thanks! I did have it accidentally pressed the INS key on my computer. I do not see the word “overwrite” on the status bar. Is it actually the word or an icon?
Maybe the status bar is hidden. Check
Status Bar. Also exact wording (full word or abbreviation) may depend on LO version. Mine is 18.104.22.168.
Thank you so much! I just updated to 22.214.171.124. I do see the word overwrite on the very bottom. I was looking at the icons not the last row with actual words. You just made my day!!