How do I get rid of the black cursor that eats letters
You may have enabled inadvertently “replace” typing mode. You can check that in the bottom toolbar in the box at right of the current language. If it reads Overwrite, click on it to revert to Insert mode (no indication) or hit the
Insert key on your keyboard.
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Thank you ajlittoz. That just happened to me. And thank you SandyL for your elegant description of the problem.
This has been driving me crazy for about a year, as I retrain my finger’s muscle memory to using new keyboard shortcuts