mintty and mouse cursor

Andrew DeFaria
Thu Jun 2 03:08:00 GMT 2011

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.
> Andy
Cool, I'll have to check that out. Still seems like it should be 
independently configurable.
Andrew DeFaria <>
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