Altium NEXUS Documentation


Created: July 7, 2022 | Updated: July 7, 2022
This documentation page references Altium NEXUS/NEXUS Client (part of the deployed NEXUS solution), which has been discontinued. All your PCB design, data management and collaboration needs can now be delivered by Altium Designer (with Altium Designer Enterprise Subscription) and a connected Altium 365 Workspace. Check out the FAQs page for more information.

Parent page: TextEdit Commands

The following pre-packaged resource, derived from this base command, is available:

Applied Parameters: None


This command is used to toggle the text mode between Insert and Overwrite.


Access to this command is made using the Insert keyboard shortcut only.


Launch the command to toggle between the following two text entry modes:

  • Insert - additional text is added into the document at the cursor position.
  • Overwrite - additional text overwrites existing text as you type.


  1. The current mode is shown on the Status Bar.
  2. This feature can also be toggled from the Text Editors - General page of the Preferences dialog by enabling/disabling the Insert mode option.


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