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Re: dired-x prompt: cursor disturbingly not waiting in the minibuffer


From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: dired-x prompt: cursor disturbingly not waiting in the minibuffer
Date: Tue, 02 Oct 2001 21:31:29 +0200

> From: Dan Jacobson <address@hidden>
> Newsgroups: gnu.emacs.bug
> Date: 02 Oct 2001 08:52:22 +0800
> 
> When one does C to copy a file in dired-x, in the case one gets the prompt
>         Overwrite `/tmp/oo'? [Type yn!q or C-h]
> the cursor is disturbingly seen not waiting in the minibuffer for an
> answer, but instead still sitting on that filename... which
> indeed does help one to be sure what one is doing, but...

This is a feature; a comment in dired-aux.el says:

             ;; Actually it looks nicer without cursor-in-echo-area - you can
             ;; look at the dired buffer instead of at the prompt to decide.



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