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Typing cursor absent from Gmail reply email


griffon56

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Hello everyone, A friend's laptop has just started not displaying the typing cursor in email text when replying to a previous email thro' Gmail. I know nothing more to help you, but is it a common problem and/or does anyone know the answer, please?

Just to be clear, it is not the mouse arrow but the flashing upright bar typing cursor. I've looked on-line for an answer without finding anything explicit.

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rdave13

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If your friend left clicks the mouse button on the top left of the reply box, does the flashing cursor show then?

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griffon56

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No, rdave13, it doesn't. That's the problem, all the usual simple actions don't work. There's just no cursor.

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rdave13

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Is this just in IE? Try compatibility mode or another browser.

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griffon56

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Thanks rdave, we'll try that. R

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