Actually, it rather depends on the way jaws is configured what the insert key does. It's found in the general tab, keyboard options, of configuration manager, e.g., insert keyboard 6, then alt s & k. By default, jaws is generally configured to use both the numpad & extended insert for the same purpose. This can, however, be changed if a program, such as word, actually uses the extended insert key for 1 of its functions. By default, the option "use extended insert key" is checked but can be unchecked should the extended insert be needed by the program. The key below the insert key is delete. I would also say that in the absence of jaws, numpad 0 w/the numlock off functions as an insert key, 1 is as good as the other. The difference is the scan code generated by each key but, though different, both are interpreted as an insert key. Jaws takes over the numpad 0 & also the extended insert for its use if that option is checked in configuration manager, above. I think that clarifies everything, but if not, let me know. On 12/16/07, Ann Parsons <akp@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote: > Hi all, > > Actually, Lissi, you got into type-over mode. You probably hit the > home key, figuring that you'd go to the beginning of the line, and > either your finger hit both the Insert Key and the Home Key, or it > just landed plunk on it by mistake. Just plunk it again, the Insert > Key. It's a toggle. Jaws should say, Insert Mode. Plunk it again, > and Jaws should say, Type-over Mode. > > Ann P. > > -- > Ann K. Parsons > Portal Tutoring > EMAIL: akp@xxxxxxxxxxxx > http://www.portaltutoring.info > "All that is gold does not glitter, > Not all those who wander are lost." > > Email services provided by the System Access Mobile Network. Visit > www.serotek.com to learn more about accessibility anywhere. > To unsubscribe from this list send a blank Email to > bksvol-discuss-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx > put the word 'unsubscribe' by itself in the subject line. To get a list of > available commands, put the word 'help' by itself in the subject line. > > -- Jackie McBride Please join my fight against breast cancer <http://teamacs.acsevents.org/site/TR?px=1790196&pg=personal&fr_id=3489> & Check out my homepage at: www.abletec.serverheaven.net To unsubscribe from this list send a blank Email to bksvol-discuss-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx put the word 'unsubscribe' by itself in the subject line. To get a list of available commands, put the word 'help' by itself in the subject line.