Re: idea for the Insert/Overwrite problem

From: J.M. Maurer <>
Date: Wed Oct 18 2006 - 16:09:06 CEST

On Wed, 2006-09-06 at 09:42 +0200, Robert Staudinger wrote:
> On 9/5/06, Dominic Lachowicz <> wrote:
> >
> > Any proposed change (even something as "benign" as a dialog box
> > preference or having to press the key twice) breaks with how the INS
> > key works in all other apps and all other OSes.
> FYI, this is how new Microsoft Word is said to handle it:
> (Don't really care myself, so please don't read it as me taking side
> in the discussion)

If we had something like the about:config option (ie, a tree of all
options, also the ones that currently can only be set in the
abiword.profile), this might not be a bad idea.


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