5
Contributors
5
Replies
7
Views
10 Years
Discussion Span
Last Post by John A
0

Pressing the INSERT key causes the editor to toggle between insert
mode and overlay mode. In insert mode, when you type, characters
to the right of the cursor are moved to the right to make room. In
overlay mode, when you type, characters to the right of the
cursor are replaced by the characters being typed.

If you're in delete mode, try pressing the insert key as suggested.

What editor are you using?

0

hey,thanks it worked,i didn't know what mode i was in ,
c++ is really hard,

0

hey,thanks it worked,i didn't know what mode i was in ,
c++ is really hard,

C++ has nothing to do with it. It's just a matter of getting used to your editor. You'd have been having the same problems if you'd tried to type a letter with your IDE. :)

Just to make you feel better, I've often accidently hit the insert key when I'm coding and not realized it, and then boy, do I get a surprise when I try to use the backspace key next!

This topic has been dead for over six months. Start a new discussion instead.
Have something to contribute to this discussion? Please be thoughtful, detailed and courteous, and be sure to adhere to our posting rules.