Map some other function to the insert key

Michael R Head burner at
Tue Apr 19 23:19:44 CDT 2005

On Wed, 2005-04-20 at 15:47 +1200, Jim Cheetham wrote:
> On Tue, 2005-04-19 at 23:31 -0400, Eric Dunbar wrote:
> > > I will admit I havn't used the over-write mode we are discussing in
> > > quite a while, but I sure remember it being a part of what I know.
> OK, besides OpenOffice, how many applications actually do *anything*
> when the Insert key is pressed? Evolution doesn't change its behaviour.
> Specifically, how many applications in Main do anything with the Insert
> key? This may be a complete non-issue in the end ...
> App		Insert key?
> Evolution	no
> gedit		OVR
> emacs		it *must* do something? :-)
> OpenOffice	OVR

All the standard GTK widgets seem to respond to insert in the normal
way. gtkhtml (which Evo uses for its editor) is just inconsistent.


> -- 
> -jim cheetham = jim at egressive dot com
Michael R Head <burner at>
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