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alright this is a request from a friend i couldn't figure out. but i ran into it before and solved the issue, i just don't remember how.

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question about MS word. You know when you highlight text, and start typing, it automatically overwrites the highlighted text.,.. well for some reason, my MS word stopped doing that. Now when I highlight texts and start typing, it doesn't overwright, just places the text adjacent to the highlighted context
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Check to make sure "Track Changes" is turned off.
     
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Don't know if you need still need the answer but you need to change your edit options to have the text replace what you type otherwise it will just put it in front.

OK the pic wasn't uploading right so go to

Tools > Options > Edit Tab > Under editing options check off the box "Typing Replaces Selection"
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On the keyboard, between the standard keys and the keypad, hit the insert key.
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