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Correction of typo in Outlook Express

by christy / July 21, 2004 11:26 PM PDT

WinXP Pro SP1 with Outlook Express6, MS Word 2002:

Usually, when I correct typing mistakes at OE,(back spacing to remove the mistakes) the letters to the right would move to the right to make space for corrections and additional letters. However, sometimes, my corrections overlaps the letters to the right, replacing the 'correct' letters. Why is this happening, and how do I prevent it ? Thanks.


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Re: Correction of typo in Outlook Express
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / July 22, 2004 12:18 AM PDT

In most Windows applications, tapping the Insert button/key will toggle from insert to overtype mode.


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Re: Correction of typo in Outlook Express
by glenn30 / July 22, 2004 1:24 AM PDT

Not sure about MS Word 2002 but in Word 2003 this is the procedure to change this mode:

Tools|Options|Edit and tick or untick the overtype mode.

If method is not exact it should be somewhat similar.



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