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neen
 
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Default When I highlight text and press backspace, it no longer deletes?

When I highlight text with my mouse and then press the backspace button, it
used to delete everything that was highlighted and I have always typed this
way. Now, it just takes the highlighting off of the text but does not delete.
I actually have to press the delete button which works but I am aggravated
that I cannot figure out what I changed to make this stop working. The
backspace button itself works fine when I use it to backspace in the text but
not when I highlight text. Weird - help? Neen
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In Word, click on Tools | Options | Edit | check the "Typing replaces
selection" box | OK.

"neen" wrote:

When I highlight text with my mouse and then press the backspace button, it
used to delete everything that was highlighted and I have always typed this
way. Now, it just takes the highlighting off of the text but does not delete.
I actually have to press the delete button which works but I am aggravated
that I cannot figure out what I changed to make this stop working. The
backspace button itself works fine when I use it to backspace in the text but
not when I highlight text. Weird - help? Neen

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