Automatic (but undesirable) delesion
Thread poster: Khalid Hantash

Khalid Hantash  Identity Verified
Arabic to English
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Dec 7, 2005

I have a problem in WORD. When I write a line and then go back to one letter to change, the curser steps and delet the next letter.

Any help!

Thanks in advance


Piotr Sawiec  Identity Verified
Local time: 05:40
English to Polish
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insert button Dec 7, 2005

you may have accidentally pushed the Insert button,



Jerzy Czopik  Identity Verified
Local time: 05:40
Member (2003)
Polish to German
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Obviously you switched the "Overwrite" function on Dec 7, 2005

I don´t know which language version of Word you are using.
In the english one you could see the letters "OVR" in the status bar appearing in black.
By double clicking them you could switch the overwrite modus off.

You can do this also via menu Tools - Options - Edit by deselecting the "Overtype" box.
You can see the settings here:

Best luck


Khalid Hantash  Identity Verified
Arabic to English
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Automatic (but undesirable) delesion Dec 7, 2005

That's it: the insert button. Now everything is Ok.

A lot of thanks


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