Programming with Reflection

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object.InsertMode = Value

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Returns (first syntax line) or specifies (second syntax line) whether characters can be added to text in the terminal window without typing over existing characters. When this property is set to False, typing over existing characters replaces those characters. When this property is set to True, new characters are inserted at the cursor location, and existing characters are moved to the right.

This property is relevant when Reflection is in block mode.


The default value is False.

The value of this property is not saved to a settings file.


If you are using Reflection for UNIX and OpenVMS or Reflection for ReGIS Graphics, you should leave this property set to the default value. Host applications will not work correctly when insert mode has been changed only on the computer that is running Reflection.


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