Where has Insert and Overtype gone in Word 2007?
There are now 2 ways to do these actions:-
You can set the Insert Key to work as before
Click Office Button (top left)
Click Word Options
Below Editing options
Check the Box next to “Use the Insert key to control overtype mode”
Right click on the status bar in a blank area over to the right.
This is the line at the bottom where it details “Page: 1 or 1” or similar
Click to add a TICK next to OVERTYPE or INSERT
The action OVERTYPE or INSERT now appears on the status bar
You can switch between the options by clicking on the word OVERTYPE or INSERT