Upgrade to PHPStorm 4 - Editor no longer works in Windows as expected

I had and really enjoyed using PHPStorm 3. Then I installed PHPStorm 4, and suddenly the editor no longer works the way that I expect. (I'm on a Windows Y platform.) Specifically, when I hit the DownArrow key, the cursor moves down one lne but not back to the start of the line. When I highlight something and attempt to type over it, I just get error beeps. And on and on and on. In short, PHPStorm has gone from a wonderful, useful tool to a pain in the ... . I'm sure I'm doing something wrong, but for the life of me, I've gone through all the settings, the manual, and everything else I can find, and I can't find what it is. Can anyone tell me how to get the PHPStorm internal editor to cooperate?


Hi Larry,

Settings | Editor | Allow placement of caret after end of line

Settings screen has search box (top left corner). If you search for some keywords that come into your mind (even if you do not know correct word/term) there is quite good chance that you will see the option you are after.


Thanks for the response. Actually, I had tried the search function, but I guess I was just being obtuse about a good search term.


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