Re: insert / overwrite mode

From: Alan Horkan (
Date: Sun Jan 19 2003 - 14:49:06 EST

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    On Sun, 19 Jan 2003, Dom Lachowicz wrote:

    > Date: Sun, 19 Jan 2003 07:43:29 -0800 (PST)
    > From: Dom Lachowicz <>
    > To: Lee Harr <>,
    > Subject: Re: insert / overwrite mode
    > Hit the "Insert" key on your keyboard again. On my
    > keyboard, it's above "Delete" and to the left of
    > "Home".

    It seems like this happens to just about everyone at least once (and from
    then on you are duty bound to help and explain it to anyone else in the
    same situation, as i have done many times)

    The status bar shows either INS or OVR to show which mode you are in,
    although i dont think that is really much use.

    Please take a look at my suggestions here and I would love to see what you

    If anyone has a Usability lab and can help me devise a thorough usability
    study of Insert/Overwrite i would love to hear from you.


    Alan Horkan

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