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Re: why cannot set cursor-type with setq but only with setq-default?????


From: John Paul Wallington
Subject: Re: why cannot set cursor-type with setq but only with setq-default??????
Date: Wed, 15 Jan 2003 23:21:40 +0000
User-agent: Gnus/5.090008 (Oort Gnus v0.08) Emacs/21.3.50 (powerpc-apple-darwin5.5)

"Bingham, Jay" <address@hidden> quoted (from the manual):

> This means that the default value cannot be changed with setq in any
> buffer; the only way to change it is with setq-default.

Contrariwise, the default value of `cursor-type' can be changed with
`setq'; use (setq default-cursor-type ...) ;-)

-- 
John Paul Wallington


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