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Laurie

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(Msg. 1) Posted: Sun Jun 14, 2009 7:16 pm
Post subject: How do you get rid of the overstrike function?
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I'm typing a report and whenever I backspace it erases a letter and then
erases letters in the word so that you are always behind a letter.Help!

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JoAnn Paules

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(Msg. 2) Posted: Sun Jun 14, 2009 10:28 pm
Post subject: Re: How do you get rid of the overstrike function?
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Suzanne S. Barnhill

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(Msg. 3) Posted: Mon Jun 15, 2009 12:51 am
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Backspacing is supposed to delete letters backward (Delete deletes forward).
If you want to move backward through the text, use the Left Arrow key. Even
disabling "Typing replaces selection" won't prevent Backspace from deleting
backward; it will only prevent Backspace from deleting selected text.
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