vim and cursor-over-"chars" question

Johannes-Maria Kaltenbach johannes-maria at
Wed Sep 10 12:34:04 UTC 2014


> On Tue, 9 Sep 2014 23:30:22 +0200, Polytropon wrote:
> The following example will open an xterm with black back-
> ground, grey text, and a flashing orange block cursor.
> 	% xterm -bg black -fg grey -cr orange +uc -bc -bcf 100 -bcn 100
> See "man xterm" for details.

or you can set this xterm configuration in your .vimrc:

for cursor in command mode:

let &t_EI = "\<Esc>]12;orange\x7"

and in insert mode:

let &t_SI = "\<Esc>]12;orange\x7"

where you can choose a different colour.

Best regards,

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