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+18 votes

How can I change the cursor from the one that replaces the characters in the line, the thick black box, to the regular cursor, the skinny line?

asked in CSC211_Winter2018 by (1 point)

2 Answers

+8 votes

When you have the black box cursor on the eclipse you might be in overwrite mode just hit the insert key and you should be back to normal. Here is the link https://stackoverflow.com/questions/11237884/bold-black-cursor-in-eclipse-deletes-code-and-i-dont-know-how-to-get-rid-of-it
Hope it Helps

answered by (1 point)
+5 votes

Have you tried pressing on the INS button?

answered by (-499 points)