• Subject: Re: Stupid question
  • From: Carey Evans <c.evans@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: 05 Jan 2000 22:58:31 +1300

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"Chad S. Lauritsen" <csl@dilbert.logan.plconline.com> writes:

 > Is there a way to change the shape of the cursor in the console version of
 > tn5250? Now it's a blinking underline...my users complain it's hard to see.

You could compile in framebuffer support - this defaults to a blinking box.

More realistically, you could use the control codes defined in
linux/Documentation/VGA-softcursor.txt.  For example:

     printf '\033[?6c'

to turn on a blinking block instead of a blinking underline.

        Carey Evans  http://home.clear.net.nz/pages/c.evans/

   Select this option if you want to IPL the image from a real card reader.

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