Insert Mode and Overwrite Mode - Mk2600

Article ID: ART180196 | Date published: 08/04/2021 | Date last updated: 08/04/2021
 

Description

This article provides information on the insert and overwrite modes for entering text on the Mk2600.

Solution

Insert mode and overwrite mode

Press the [Ins] key to toggle between insert mode and overwrite mode. To determine which is the current mode, check the upper left corner of the display. If the insert mark () appears, character entry is in the insert mode; otherwise, character entry is in the overwrite mode.

Insert mode

Insert mode

Overwrite mode

Overwrite mode


Starting from the state shown in Screen 1 below, if A is entered in insert mode, the display will change to ABACDE, since the character that is entered is inserted to the left of the cursor. If the same operation is performed in overwrite mode (Screen 2), the result is ABADE, since the C where the cursor is located is replaced with A.

Screen 1 (in insert mode)

Screen 1 (in insert mode)

The character is inserted to the left of the cursor.

Screen 2 (in overwrite mode)

Screen 2 (in overwrite mode)

The character where the cursor is positioned is overwritten with the new character

The character where the cursor is positioned is overwritten with the new character.

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