Windows 10: Editing in forums; cursor jumps to the left while typing

Discus and support Editing in forums; cursor jumps to the left while typing in Browsers and Email to solve the problem; I can't figure out exactly what is happening but if I am editing text, most often in a forum, my cursor suddenly jumps back to the start of a word then... Discussion in 'Browsers and Email' started by mikecox, Nov 26, 2017.

  1. mikecox Win User

    Editing in forums; cursor jumps to the left while typing


    I can't figure out exactly what is happening but if I am editing text, most often in a forum, my cursor suddenly jumps back to the start of a word then behaves in an odd way.

    The workaround is to clear the characters to the right and re-write the text I clear. But I can't make it happen, on demand. Like I've tried to make it happen here, but, because I want it to it won't.

    I wonder if it is a Forum issue. Maybe that is why it isn't happening here like it does on other forums. I'm quite amazed that hasn't happened here, where I've waded into the middle of this message and edited it. That's usually where it happens when I've tried editing in the middle of a message.

    Has anyone else experienced this?

    :)
     
    mikecox, Nov 26, 2017
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  2. Cursor moves to the left while I'm typing

    Merged

    When I type the curser moves backwards so that my typing appears in the middle of work already typed. I am NOT good with computers so if anyone can help please make it easy to understand. Thanks
     
    shorty5376, Nov 26, 2017
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  3. Cursor jumps while Typing

    Hi Marc,

    Thank you for posting your query in Microsoft Community.

    To assist you better, I would like to ask some questions.

    1. From when are you facing this issue?

    2. In which application are you facing this issue?

    3. did you make any changes prior to this issue?

    Please get back to us with the requested information and we'll be glad to assist you.
     
    Eeshwar Kumar, Nov 26, 2017
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  4. torre Win User

    Editing in forums; cursor jumps to the left while typing

    May want to check your driver (regedit) and cursor setting.

    Cursor (Settings/Personalization/Themes/Cursor)
     
    torre, Nov 27, 2017
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  5. mikecox Win User
    Hmmm, sounds like this is not a common problem, although a friend of mine complained about this weird behavior after the upgraded to Win10.

    But it happens on both my computers and seems to be worse on some forums than others.

    It doesn't seem to happen much on this forum, it hasn't happened once since I started the note, which I have jumped in the middle of and edited several times. But I just came from another forum where it drove me nuts!

    While editing a word the cursor jumps, unexpectedly, back to the beginning of the word and I have to relocate it, back to the end of the word.
     
    mikecox, Nov 27, 2017
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  6. youradds Win User
    I get this quite a bit in GMail *Sad
     
    youradds, Apr 5, 2018
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