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EmEditor FAQ: The cursor shape used to look like 'I' but now it looks like a solid rectangle. When I type a letter, it is not inserted but overwrites an existing character. What happened?

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Q. The cursor shape used to look like 'I' but now it looks like a solid rectangle. When I type a letter, it is not inserted but overwrites an existing character. What happened?

"Overwrite" mode is turned on. Press the Insert key on your keyboard to toggle "Overwrite" mode.

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