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How to Disable Overwrite Mode in Eudora

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Usually and by default, the Ins key toggles overwrite mode in the Eudora message editor.

This can lead to unexpected and unintended results when you use the Ctrl-Ins and Shift-Ins keyboard shortcuts for copying and pasting respectively.

Disable Overwrite Mode in Eudora

Fortunately, overwrite mode can be turned off in Eudora for Windows:

  • Edit the X-Eudora-option AllowOverwriteMode and
  • Set it to '0' to disable overwrite mode.

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