Turning off Overwrite mode in Trados Studio 2017
Thread poster: Nina Krivtsova

Nina Krivtsova
Russian Federation
Local time: 10:55
English to Russian
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Jun 22, 2018

Hi everyone! I accidentally activated Overwrite mode in Trados Studio 2017 and cannot turn it off. To be more precise, it can be changed to Insert mode if I hit the Insert key, but the problem is that I don't need either the Overwrite or the Insert mode because they both erase the characters to the right when I'm typing. How do I return to the normal mode that does not erase previously typed characters?

I'm using Windows 7 if this matters. Any ideas will be appreciated.


 

Vladimir Matviyenko  Identity Verified
Ukraine
Local time: 05:55
Member (2008)
Russian to German
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Windows key plus Insert key Jun 23, 2018

Push an hold the Windows key then push the Insert key. It works on my Trados Studio 2017.

 

Nina Krivtsova
Russian Federation
Local time: 10:55
English to Russian
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TOPIC STARTER
Figured it out! Jul 4, 2018

Thank you Vladimir!

However, I found another decision. In a different topic I read that Trados shows this behavior when there are not enough system resources. This was my case; I rebooted my computer and everything has been fine since.


 


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