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Re: change cursor type when idle

From: Dan Nicolaescu
Subject: Re: change cursor type when idle
Date: Tue, 12 Feb 2008 08:20:20 -0800

"Juanma Barranquero" <address@hidden> writes:

  > On Feb 12, 2008 4:10 PM, Dan Nicolaescu <address@hidden> wrote:
  > >   > Make it more discreet, for example.
  > >
  > > In what way does the user benefit from that?
  > I can perfectly imagine a setup in which you have a block, blinking
  > cursor but you would make it a hollow, non-blinking one when you're
  > using another window (frame, program) so it does not draw your
  > attention.

If you are using another window, the emacs frame is not selected, hence
the cursor does not blink. 

  > > Wonder if anyone knows about this one...
  > Most cua-mode users surely do. 

Doubtful. A quick web search turns out 5 hits, only 3 of which change
the default.  Not a useful feature, IMO.

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