Strange typing

Discussion in 'Computers' started by beachcaster, Aug 8, 2014.

  1. beachcaster

    beachcaster Read Only Funster

    Joined:
    Dec 18, 2010
    Messages:
    3,048
    Location:
    east sussex
    Ratings:
    +3,178
    In my email prog when I type ...if I go back to correct it wipes out the next letter.and is driving me nuts....any idea how I return to normal typing ??

    barry
     
  2. Stroppy Bird

    Stroppy Bird Funster

    Joined:
    Mar 11, 2014
    Messages:
    477
    Location:
    Lincs
    Ratings:
    +623
    I think you may have the overwrite function enabled.

    To cancel it on my laptop I have to press the 'insert' key. If yours is like mine this is on the delete key and so to access it you have to press the function key and the del/insert key together.

    Hope that makes sense!
     
  3. Puddleduck

    Puddleduck Funster Life Member

    Joined:
    Jan 15, 2014
    Messages:
    7,229
    Location:
    Scottish Borders
    Ratings:
    +17,608
    You are looking for a key with "Ins" on it. It may be a multi-function key and Stroppy Bird has said or it might not.... every keyboard is a bit different.
     
  4. beachcaster

    beachcaster Read Only Funster

    Joined:
    Dec 18, 2010
    Messages:
    3,048
    Location:
    east sussex
    Ratings:
    +3,178
    Many thanks................hole in one

    barry
     
Loading...
Similar Threads
  1. old-mo
    Replies:
    12
    Views:
    274

Share This Page