Wednesday, March 25, 2009

[TechRepublic] Disable the Insert key to prevent accidental overtyping in Word

March 25, 2009
Disable the Insert key to prevent accidental overtyping in Word
Have you ever been typing away in a document only to have your existing text get gobbled up by the new text you're entering? You've inadvertently toggled on overtype mode -- a common and vexing occurrence. Here's how to prevent it once and for all.


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Five Word borders you can apply as you type
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