Can't select text and delete with backspace or replace with text


G

Guest

Someone has messed up the settings for Word, and I can't figure out how to
fix it. I should be able to select text with the mouse then hit backspace to
delete the selected text, or type new text over the selected text. How do I
fix this problem?
 
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J

Jay Freedman

Tools > Options > Edit > "Typing replaces selection".

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Regards,
Jay Freedman
Microsoft Word MVP
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