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I didn't notice what and when happend but from some moment replacing stopped work in Word.

Just imagine that I have a text block:

Some text block

And I select the word text:

Some text block

After that I press some key, for example, 'A'. And I expect to see

Some A block

because selected area should be replaced (as usual).

But instead of that I see:

Some Atext block

Inserted text is just appended as prefix.

Could anyone help me with this issue, please?

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  1. Select Tools / Options
  2. Select the 'Edit' tab
  3. Be sure the option 'Typing replaces selection' is checked.
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In Word 2007 the same option is available by clicking the Office Button > Word Options > Advanced > Editing Options section. – Wayne Johnston Jun 14 '10 at 0:19
Awesome! I've already thought that angry virus ate Word's core :) – Roman Jun 14 '10 at 1:28

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