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Is there a terminal emulator which allows half block cursor? The main reason I want this is that in vim when some words are highlighted it's difficult to see where the cursor is:

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In this pic I have set the cursor to appear as an underline in konsole, but still it's not easy to spot it.

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Why don't you simply use a different color for the cursor?


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Yeah, that's what I am doing right now, I still prefer a half block though, it gives you a hint that the text is highlighted and also the cursor is in the highlighted area. – qed Nov 13 '13 at 19:34

Terminal emulators generally allow you to change the cursor shape.

See e.g. vim tips #1622 and #746.

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