[Geany-Users] Editing question

rhkramer at gmail.com rhkramer at xxxxx
Fri Apr 9 16:24:18 UTC 2021

On Friday, April 09, 2021 08:10:42 AM o1bigtenor wrote:
> Opened a previous document - - text - - created in Geany.
> Wanted to edit a few words by deleting them (using backspace key) and
> then desiring to type in the new word. What resulted was that the word
> was deleted but the insertion started overlapping the remaining
> previous text.

It sounds to me like you're in overtype mode instead of insert mode.  Look for 
the <Insert> key on your keyboard and press that -- it toggles between 
overtype and insert mode.

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