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Selection of text instead of cursor

  • So I got a slight problem.

    When typing a message in a reply box of a vbulletin board but not only and not all boards or sites when you want to for example correct a spelling error it creates like a selection instead of just a cursor so when you edit the message it actually starts erasing everything after the point you selected to edit. I find that this only happens in opera browser and not other browsers and did not happen before the last update.

    It is also not the site as other browsers works fine and the same thing happens on multiple sites.

    I have a screenshot of where it actually makes like a selection instead of just a normal single line flashing cursor meaning that should I edit that text it will start erasing everything as I type after the selection....

  • Sounds like your Insert key is getting activated somehow...

  • Yep. That definitely sounds like the curse of the insert key. You probably tapped it accidentally somehow. Usually tapping it again will turn it off. So aggravating. I ended up downloading a key program so I could deactive insert and capslock.

  • Insert? I would have thought the selection was due to a Shift key (as in, Shift+click means select from the former cursor location to the point clicked). Insert does not cause a selection here.