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How to fix a courser that says your in one position but it types in another
LINDSEYSOLTIS (1)

ok, my curser is like when you accidentally hit the insert key and it moves it over one character but the things you are typing stay in the same position as if you never hit he insert key.

So basically, lets say you have the sentence "The dog is blue.". A regular courser when you click on the end of the sentence would be located after the period. Mine on the other-hand, is located before the period. But the weird thing is, if I start typing after the period of the sentence the letters appear after the period like normal, but my courser is 2-3 letters behind whatever I'm typing. It sometimes even overlaps, like if I type a period or a bracket.

Can someone please tell me how to fix this, because it's only here that it does it. I can go to google docs and it be completely fine. Is there a setting that needs to be changed or something?

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Eridris (0)

This happens to me all the time, idk how to fix it, but I will give you this gold star⭐ if you can fix it

mesquite2234 (278)

This happens to me and I randomly started deleting line 64 on line 56

RayhanADev (1976)

@RYANTADIPARTHI WAT?! WHY NEW REPL THAT’S SO POINTLESS!!

RayhanADev (1976)

@Coder100 not a Repl problem, they just pressed the insert button and the typing thing went into insert mode, so it’ll basically like shift the characters totally pointless.

Coder100 (16976)

ohhh it appears they forgot to get out of insert mode?

Solution

Press insert
@RayhanADev

RayhanADev (1976)

@Coder100 I find it to be useful on calculator. In a pc it trips me up xD.

Coder100 (16976)

lol
imagine not using vim keybinds
@RayhanADev

Coder100 (16976)

@RayhanADev

jk i have no idea how vim works

LINDSEYSOLTIS (1)

@RayhanADev I'm working on a chromebook and it doesn't have an insert key

LINDSEYSOLTIS (1)

@Coder100 I can't. There isn't an insert key for a Chromebook. Plus, if I go to google docs, there isn't an insert problem

RayhanADev (1976)

Hello @LINDSEYSOLTIS

That’s actually a cool feature browsers have, to fix it you have to smash your keyboard you have to reload the page or exit the browser and in most cases it will work! Cheers.
~ Ray <3