How to control Insert/Overtype Mode

I'm just finishing off a Delphi 5 Program and need to be able to toggle OVERTYPE/INSERT mode. Currently Delphi seems to be permanently in INSERT mode. What can I do to correct this and preferably activate the INSERT key so that it works in Delphi just as it does in other programmes when entering characters.


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Maybe You can use richedit. It has such a functionality.
edhastedAuthor Commented:
Can I used that in an edit box?
Check out this site:

It shows how to implement insert/overwrite mode in a memo.

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edhastedAuthor Commented:
Apologies for not closing this off - it appears in Delphi 5 the Insert mode is deactivated in the Edit Boxes, period!

Odd, annoying but that would appear to be the way it is....

With many thanks,

Ed Hasted
> it appears in Delphi 5 the Insert mode is deactivated in the Edit Boxes, period!

Did you try Imthiyaz' suggestion for a memo? Or do you really require an edit box?
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