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Re: Putting blink-cursor-mode in Options menu.

From: Kim F. Storm
Subject: Re: Putting blink-cursor-mode in Options menu.
Date: Tue, 01 Mar 2005 22:26:49 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.0.50 (gnu/linux)

David Kastrup <address@hidden> writes:

> I think that the basic visibility would also be ensured if the cursor
> was a hollow box cursor.  It is still more conspicuous than the
> "usual" blinking line cursor that is common with other editors, and I
> think I could work with it as a default.

I made such a change some time back, but it was reverted because some
fonts (Japanese or Chinese IIRC) looked horrible with a hollow cursor.

The hollow cursor is ok for cursor-in-non-selected-windows, but
not as the default cursor.

> "Hide/Show" is something more appropriate for things like outline
> mode, I'd say.  "Appearance" would be a reasonably good name, and the
> cursor type belongs in there.  


Kim F. Storm <address@hidden> http://www.cua.dk

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