Re: Change cursor shape in overwrite mode

From: Alan Horkan (
Date: Tue Jan 21 2003 - 10:31:30 EST

  • Next message: charles smyth: "Paras"

    On Mon, 20 Jan 2003, Lee Harr wrote:

    > Date: Mon, 20 Jan 2003 21:15:57 +0000
    > From: Lee Harr <>
    > To:
    > Subject: Change cursor shape in overwrite mode
    > Hi;
    > It's me, the insert/overwrite mode guy, again.
    > I was using Nedit today & I accidentally bumped the "insert"
    > key on my keyboard.
    > The cursor changed from a line between characters to a box
    > covering a character.
    > I knew instantly what had happened, and I tapped the "insert"
    > key again & kept on going.
    > This seems like the ideal way to handle this.

    We have been discussing this on the dev. list and this is very likely to
    be what will happen, and i have recieved a few other very good suggestions
    i hope to implement.

    Alan Horkan

    > PS. Nedit also has a menu option "Preferences --> Overwrite" with
    > the "insert" hot-key spelled out. Seems like a good idea.

    To unsubscribe from this list, send a message to with the word
    unsubscribe in the message body.

    This archive was generated by hypermail 2.1.4 : Tue Jan 21 2003 - 10:34:14 EST