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Re: Cursor invisible on text with "default" face in Emacs on Windows

From: Deniz Dogan
Subject: Re: Cursor invisible on text with "default" face in Emacs on Windows
Date: Fri, 9 Jul 2010 11:24:17 +0200

2010/7/9 Suvayu Ali <address@hidden>:
> On Thursday 08 July 2010 09:55 PM, Deniz Dogan wrote:
>> 2010/7/9 Deniz Dogan<address@hidden>:
>>> This is essentially my .emacs:
>>> (set-foreground-color "white")
>>> (set-background-color "black")
>>> However, when the cursor is on text with the "default" face, the
>>> cursor is invisible. Why is this?
>>> GNU Emacs 23.2.1 (i386-mingw-nt6.1.7600) of 2010-05-08 on G41R2F1
>> Actually, it seems that it is not only the default face, but also e.g.
>> the "button" face... I'd bet there are more faces which this applies
>> to.
> This is not exactly a solution to your problem but since I see you want a
> colour scheme more to the likes of emacs invoked with `-no-window-system', I
> would suggest you try setting `inverse-video' to t. An even better solution
> would be to use the `color-themes' library and choose a dark theme. I use
> one myself. If you are interested I can share my setup.

Thanks, but I'm getting the feeling that this is an Emacs bug. I don't
like using color-theme, since I'm quite satisfied with the default
(dark) Emacs colors, save this problem with the cursor.

Deniz Dogan

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