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Old 03-03-2011, 03:22 PM   #1
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insert mode in gedit


how do I get to insert mode in gedit? Why is there no documentation to do this? My Gedit comes up in overlay mode.

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Old 03-03-2011, 03:25 PM   #2
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how do I get to insert mode in gedit? Why is there no documentation to do this?
Gedit is automatically in "insert" mode I believe.

Are you trying to edit a readonly file?
 
Old 03-03-2011, 08:16 PM   #3
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My experience with gedit has been the same as szboardstretcher's and I could find nothing in gedit's preferences for toggling between insert and overwrite mode.

Have you checked the hardward insert key on your keyboard?
 
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Old 03-03-2011, 08:44 PM   #4
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On my system, pressing the 'Insert' key toggles between INS & OVR modes.
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Old 03-03-2011, 10:27 PM   #5
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On my system, pressing the 'Insert' key toggles between INS & OVR modes.
--- rod.
Duh...:-) works...
 
Old 03-04-2011, 09:42 AM   #6
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On my system, pressing the 'Insert' key toggles between INS & OVR modes.
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