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Re: changing vim cursor shape or color in vim 7.0

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  • sinbad
    ... hi marcin, thanks for sharing. but those mappings were not working for me. -- You received this message from the vim_use maillist. Do not top-post! Type
    Message 1 of 7 , Aug 28, 2011
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      On Aug 28, 4:20 am, Marcin Szamotulski <msza...@...> wrote:
      > On 01:57 Fri 26 Aug     , sinbad wrote:
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      > > On Aug 18, 11:26 am, sinbad <sinbad.sin...@...> wrote:
      > > > On Aug 17, 4:55 pm,sinbad<sinbad.sin...@...> wrote:
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      > > > > hi,
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      > > > > i'm using vim 7.0 inside a gnu screen.
      > > > > i use vim by puttying to the linux server.
      > > > > i want to change the cursor shape or color
      > > > > whenever i want, basically i would like to
      > > > > set the cursor to a different shape or color
      > > > > when a variable is set. i tried experimenting
      > > > > with t_ve option in vim. currently it is set to
      > > > > t_ve=^[[34h^[[?25h, i don't know what those
      > > > > values are, but i tried to change the numbers
      > > > > with the hope that it might change either
      > > > > color or shape of the cursor. but no matter
      > > > > what vlaues i use the cursor just disappears.
      > > > > i want to know what the values exactly mean
      > > > > and how do i change them.
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      > > > > thanks
      > > > >sinbad
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      > > > can anyone please shed some light on this.
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      > > > thanks
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      > > can someone please give it a shot. i ran out of ideas !
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      > > thanks
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      > These are my mappings to change cursor color (for vim in xterm):
      > map @1 :!echo -ne "\033]12;midnightblue\007"<CR><CR>
      > map @2 :!echo -ne "\033]12;grey100\007"<CR><CR>
      > map @3 :!echo -ne "\033]12;chartreuse1\007"<CR><CR>
      > map @4 :!echo -ne "\033]12;SlateBlue\007"<CR><CR>
      > You can check if that works for you.
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      > Best,
      > Marcin
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      hi marcin,

      thanks for sharing. but those mappings were not working for me.

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