bugGNU Octave - Bugs: bug #53245, Option to change editor cursor...


bug #53245: Option to change editor cursor colour

Submitted by:  Des <droidmonkey>
Submitted on:  Wed 28 Feb 2018 05:45:52 AM UTC  
Category: GUISeverity: 1 - Wish
Priority: 5 - NormalItem Group: Feature Request
Status: NoneAssigned to: None
Originator Name: DesmondOpen/Closed: Open
Release: 4.2.1Operating System: Microsoft Windows

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Mon 05 Mar 2018 06:10:59 PM UTC, comment #3:

But is it intended that you have chosen a color for the default style (first entry in the style panel in "editor styles"), which is nearly unreadable? IMHO, the default style has almost no effect except for indention guides, visible white spaces and the cursor.

Torsten <ttl>
Project Member
Wed 28 Feb 2018 12:20:15 PM UTC, comment #2:

Yes. My intention had been to make something similar to the colour schemes I use for my other code work. I prefer the high contrast and the bright colour-coding.

I've made the background darker and removed the highlight, so it's easier to see the cursor. Obviously, this isn't a pressing concern, but I thought it would be worth mentioning.

Des <droidmonkey>
Wed 28 Feb 2018 09:07:43 AM UTC, comment #1:

The cursor color is set to the default style color of the currently detected programming language. Is it intended that you have chosen this color for the default style?

Torsten <ttl>
Project Member
Wed 28 Feb 2018 05:45:52 AM UTC, original submission:

I would like to be able to change the colour of the editor cursor because, well, see attached.

Des <droidmonkey>


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file #43412:  Octave Cursor.png added by droidmonkey (130KiB - image/png - Needle in a haystack)


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    Date Changed By Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced By
    Wed 28 Feb 2018 09:07:43 AM UTCttlSeverity3 - Normal=>1 - Wish
    Wed 28 Feb 2018 05:45:52 AM UTCdroidmonkeyAttached File-=>Added Octave Cursor.png, #43412

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