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Why does the cursor jump to a random place unpredictably while I am typing?

I'm using Word 2007 on a Lenovo G550 laptop with Windows 7 x32. When I'm typing text looking at keyboard and then raise my sight to the monitor, I see that the at some point cursor has jumped forward ...
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Why my xterm treat Chinese chars as two?

I am using tinycorelinux 5.2, and compiled xterm 297 myself with --with-x --enable-freetye. Now the display is OK. I could see Chinese chars without problems. But when I input Chinese, there is ...
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Why does the cursor stop blinking when the window is out of focus?

I have seen this both on Linux (Ubuntu 13.10) and Windows (7) that when a window (editor, browser, terminal etc) containing a text box with a blinking cursor goes out of focus it's cursor stops ...
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Moving past the cursor in Microsoft Word

I want to write in the space (which I have marked in red) beside the picture in Microsoft Word. However, the cursor is just stuck at the bottom, beside the picture. Is there anyway I can utilize the ...
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Visual Studio 2010 replaces the character under the cursor when typing

I have been having this problem sometimes on Visual Studio 2010 (and Notepad++), where my text cursor, if I move it, turns into a "console" cursor, where that if you add characters it replaces the ...
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Don't change the cursor position when scrolling in Emacs

Is there a way to stop Emacs from automatically moving my text-cursor position (aka, point) while I'm scrolling? I keep losing my location and marks with this annoying behavior. I tested the ...
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How to disable blinking caret when editing text in OS X?

Blinking cursor when editing text has been driving me crazy. Is there any way to disable it or at least make it blink less frequently? Using OS X 10.8.1. Typing the following in terminal didn't help: ...
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Cursor speed in RXVT or URXVT

I am using RXVT (URXVT to be precise) under Ubuntu 12.04. I noticed that the cursor speed is extremely slow. I was looking to see if there is a setting that can be applied to speed cursor movement ? ...
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Change the width and color of Mac OS X text caret (cursor)

I really like the way the caret looks in iOS. Is there a way to make the Mac OS X caret look the same way, system-wide?
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IE9 randomly blocks the cursor from moving up a row in text boxes on wikis

Ever since "upgrading" to IE9, I've been having a super-annoying and very inconsistent problem. While editing wikis, every now and then, I can't move the cursor to the previous row. Pressing the up ...
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Windows 7 mouse drag lag

When selecting text or click-and-dragging in any app, the selection/scrollbar/item being dragged always lags a few characters behind the cursor when the cursor is moved quickly. It's a slight issue ...
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How to move text cursor to previous position after pressing “Home” key, etc.?

If I'm typing something (this question for example), and I press Home, and the blinking line, letting me know where I'm typing, goes to the front of the line. To go back to the end, I can just press ...
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Cursor is not blinking

My cursor does not blink at all and it is hard to find my place. I use Word 7 with Worldox. How can I get my cursor to blink?
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In Emacs, how can I set the cursor-type globally?

It's possible to modify the style of the cursor by setting the value of the window local variable cursor-type. (setq cursor-type '(hbar . 1)) How can I make all existing and future windows use the ...
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Is it possible to change the default text cursor orientation from vertical to horizontal?

In almost any application or Windows component, the text cursor usually appears as a vertical black line -- in Notepad, browser address bar, the Run window. Is there a setting I can tweak in the ...