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Re: mintty and mouse cursor

On 2 June 2011 04:07, Andrew DeFaria wrote:
> On 06/01/11 11:28, Andy Koppe wrote:
>> On 1 June 2011 16:50, Andrew DeFaria wrote:
>>> Is there any way to set the mouse pointer in mintty to be more noticeable
>>> than the skinny I beam cursor in a non-contracting color? Can I set the
>>> color of the I beam or use another cursor shape like an arrow or
>>> something?
>> Mintty uses the system's "Text Select" cursor, as also used for
>> example in text editors. This can be changed on the 'Pointers' tab of
>> the 'Mouse' control panel. Various different shapes and sizes are
>> available there.
> Cool, I'll have to check that out. Still seems like it should be
> independently configurable.

GNOME Terminal and KDE Konsole use the same approach of relying on a
desktop-wide setting, hence I think that's appropriate for the
"Windows Desktop Environment" terminal too. Any excuse to avoid yet
another option. ;)


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