The active window usually has the
The input focus designates the window that is to receive input from the
keyboard. No more than one window of any kind can have the input focus at any
one moment. The window with the input focus usually displays an
Additionally, the parents of the window with the active focus usually have
their title bars highlighted.
The insertion point uses a flashing caret (text cursor) to mark
the location at which text will be inserted or deleted. The insertion point
displays a symbol to indicate the input mode.
insert text into a window at the insertion point according to the
Typewriter Key Behavior(5-
The BackSpace key deletes text to the left of the insertion point, while the
Delete key deletes text to the right.
Redraw to Be Sure
For fast response, a document window does not always automatically update
annotations or word wrap after each keystroke, so a portion of a line or the
window may continue to display text in a previous format. This happens in
particular when you change character attributes, tab stops, or insert an
object type code(D-
into an existing
to split it. Whenever you make such changes, be sure to use the View
commands to update the line or window.
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