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Default typing moves to another area

While typing in word whether email or a word document, the words I am typing
moves to another location, lots of times. It is extremely frustrating. It
has done it while I am typing this note. What causes it and what can be done?
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Default typing moves to another area

I'm guessing that you're using a notebook with a touchpad, and
that you may also have a mouse attached to it. Sometimes when
you're typing, your thumb can get too close to a sensitive
touchpad, and that will move the insertion point to the wrong
place. You can disable the touchpad in Control Panel Mouse
Touchpad tab, and just use the mouse. Or if you don't want to use
a mouse, look for a setting on the Touchpad tab to make it less
sensitive.

Hth,
George



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While typing in word whether email or a word document, the words
I am typing
moves to another location, lots of times. It is extremely
frustrating. It
has done it while I am typing this note. What causes it and
what can be done?



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Default typing moves to another area

I'm guessing that you're using a notebook with a touchpad, and
that you may also have a mouse attached to it. Sometimes when
you're typing, your thumb can get too close to a sensitive
touchpad, and that will move the insertion point to the wrong
place. You can disable the touchpad in Control Panel Mouse
Touchpad tab, and just use the mouse. Or if you don't want to use
a mouse, look for a setting on the Touchpad tab to make it less
sensitive.

Hth,
George



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While typing in word whether email or a word document, the words
I am typing
moves to another location, lots of times. It is extremely
frustrating. It
has done it while I am typing this note. What causes it and
what can be done?



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