fattem xterm mouse cursor?
Thu Jul 22 12:18:00 GMT 2004
On Wed, 21 Jul 2004, Tim Hubberstey wrote:
> --- Lester Ingber wrote:
> > I have software that can give me easily recognizable cursors on
> > non-cygwin windows. However, on my Thinkpad/XPPro, on xterm windows,
> > I
> > often have a terrible time finding/seeing the I-beam mouse cursor. I
> > did
> > not see any option in the xterm manpage that could thicken the
> > I-beam.
> > (I can color the I-beam OK, but this is not sufficient.)
> > Any suggestions?
> A quick-and-dirty way to do it is to set both the pointer and the
> pointer background to the same color. This gives you a nice, fat
> I-beam. Just make sure it is a different color than the select color or
highlightColor (class HighlightColor)
Specifies the color to use for the background of selected or
otherwise highlighted text. If not specified, reverse video is
used. The default is ``XtDefaultForeground.''
> the pointer will "vanish" when selecting things. I use:
> xterm*pointerColor: #ff0000
> xterm*pointerColorBackground: #ff0000
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Thomas E. Dickey
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