Weirdest Problem Ever! WTF!

robatctel

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Jan 3, 2005
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Seriously the weirdest and stupidiest thing I have ever asked! In excel, word, & outlook when I highlight a sentence or phrase and hit the backspace button it doesn't erase what I had highlighted. Also if I highlight a phrase and try to type over it it doesn't work either......it works everywhere else just not in excel, word, and outlook....WTF! I tried googlin it, i tried rebooting, I tried punching my keyboard to make sure no keys were stuck but it obviously has to be a setting in the microsoft progs but I have no clue!!! PLEASE HELP!!! :unsure: :unsure: :unsure: :unsure: :unsure:
 

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Gettingbetter

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Oct 12, 2004
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In Word, click (from the toolbar) Tools , Options then click the Edit tab, there should be an option called Typing replaces selection. tick this box.

I presume the same applies to Excel and Outlook

Cheers
GB
 

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