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Re: cursor doesn't show through transparent images in emacs 22, unlike e

From: Ken Manheimer
Subject: Re: cursor doesn't show through transparent images in emacs 22, unlike emacs 21
Date: Sun, 20 Aug 2006 01:00:32 -0400

On 8/19/06, Ken Manheimer <address@hidden> wrote:
On 8/19/06, Kim F. Storm <address@hidden> wrote:
> "Ken Manheimer" <address@hidden> writes:
> > i don't know how to get anything but the outermost pixels of the
> > cursor to show behind transparent images in emacs 22, while the cursor
> > body shows through the transparent part of images in emacs 21.
> In emacs 22, we don't show a block cursor on images; instead we just
> put a border on the image.  The rationale is that the old behaviour was
> really ugly in most cases ... particularly when using a blinking cursor.
> Is this something you really need?

yes.  it's terrible the way it is.

the two pictures show views of the same buffer, one with the cursor in
the window, the other with the cursor in another window.  they're
indistinguishable.  not good.

of course, there's more to the picture.  i didn't show how the mode
line lights up to indicate that the current buffer is active.
unfortunately, as i've determined over the month or so i was hoping to
get used to it (and maybe stumble on the solution, since i failed to
do so in the while i spent initially trying to figure it what i was
doing wrong), but i still look for the blatant - but, unfortunately,
absent - cue of the boldly lit cursor.  it's usually there, would be
just the right thing, and its absence is broken, at least for my


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