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bug#6609: 23.2; Cursor becomes invisible when put over some faces


From: Deniz Dogan
Subject: bug#6609: 23.2; Cursor becomes invisible when put over some faces
Date: Sun, 11 Jul 2010 19:02:21 +0200

2010/7/11 Deniz Dogan <address@hidden>:
> 2010/7/11 Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden>:
>>> From: Deniz Dogan <address@hidden>
>>> Date: Sun, 11 Jul 2010 16:13:13 +0200
>>> Cc: address@hidden
>>>
>>> > What does Emacs show if you type "M-x describe-face RET cursor RET"?
>>> >
>>>
>>> Face: cursor (sample) (customize this face)
>>>
>>> Documentation:
>>> Basic face for the cursor color under X.
>>> Note: Other faces cannot inherit from the cursor face.
>>>
>>> Defined in `faces.el'.
>>>
>>>         Family: unspecified
>>>        Foundry: unspecified
>>>          Width: unspecified
>>>         Height: unspecified
>>>         Weight: unspecified
>>>          Slant: unspecified
>>>     Foreground: unspecified
>>>     Background: unspecified
>>
>> What happens if you evaluate this:
>>
>>  (set-face-background 'cursor "black")
>>
>
> It returns nil and doesn't seem to have any effect on the problem I'm having.
>

Actually, it seems to make the cursor black, "covering" text with the
default face. So now I can sort of guess where the cursor is by
looking for gaps in the text, but it's of course still not
satisfactory.

-- 
Deniz Dogan





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