Problem with Word 2000

  carper 09:41 11 Feb 2009
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I seem to have a bit of a problem when using Word. If I go back on a sentence to make a correction,it types the letter and cancels the next letter and so on so that I have to do the whole sentence again. Have I upset a setting somewhere. Any help appreciated. Regards Carper

  ambra4 09:45 11 Feb 2009

Press the insert key on the keyboard will turn on the insert function in word and not delete the next letter

  MAJ 09:47 11 Feb 2009

Sounds like you have "OverType" turned on, to turn it off, press the Insert key on your keyboard.

  Catastrophe 11:00 11 Feb 2009

That is interesting. I would have thought >Tools>Options>Edit and uncheck Overtype mode but INSERT does all that for you (I just checked) so it still functions when you open another document.

  MAJ 11:05 11 Feb 2009

"I would have thought >Tools>Options>Edit and uncheck Overtype mode"

That does it too, Catastrophe, just thought the Insert key was faster.

  Catastrophe 14:44 11 Feb 2009

Thanks MAJ I found it interesting that there is a quick shortcut.

Thank you for that useful information.

:)

  TonyV 15:24 11 Feb 2009

Your problem probably started by inadvertently striking the "Insert" Key in the first place!

TonyV

  carper 09:23 12 Feb 2009

Thanks for all you posts. I'll now press the resolve button. Regards Carper

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