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highlight_cursor.vim : legacy workaround for a 486: highlights your cursor as a reverse character block

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created by
joey twiddle
 
script type
ftplugin
 
description
When I installed Debian on my mother's old 486, I was sad to discover that the cursor was invisible in Vim!

This workaround is useful if for some reason your cursor disappears or is missing, invisible, hidden, or intermittent.

It highlights the cursor so it appears as a reverse block.

Use Ctrl-C or Ctrl-H to toggle on/off.

Only works in buffers, not in ex mode (Vim's commandline).

By the way it was a 486 DX.  Fast!  :D
 
install details
Drop it in your ~/.vim/plugin directory.
 

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package script version date Vim version user release notes
highlight_cursor.vim 1 2003-09-28 6.0 joey twiddle Initial upload
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