Ins key

Ins key

(INSert key) A keyboard key that is used to switch between insert and overtype mode or to insert an object at the current cursor location.
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Tick the box next to the 'Use the INS key for Paste' option then click OK.
With EasyDesktop he was able to link the sound of a baby crying to the INS key so when he pressed it, the sound warned him of the switch to the typeover mode.
When in phrase search mode, pressing the Ins key brings up a list of phrase search options, such as search by proximity, or field search.