The text insertion cursor is very hard to see over black background. Are there any tweaks to make it easier to see?


I use MouseCape. You can find premade "Capes" for your cursor online, or draw your own and save them as png images. It does take some tinkering around if you're a perfectionist, but I made a really beautiful one in InkScape and use it all the time now. Albeit it took me like half an hour to get the size right in MouseCape so...have patience. ;)

Here is the design I currently use: Vlad's favorite vertical I-Bar cursor

This is a copy that I modified to work better on black backgrounds: enter image description here

Here is an example of it on black: enter image description here

Let me know if you'd like me to make you a custom one, like an all white version or white with a thin black outline.

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    By default, this will not show in Terminal because it has a custom cursor. To disable the Terminal cursor so you can use this, use defaults write com.apple.Terminal UseCustomIBeamCursor -bool NO – Pre101 May 27 '20 at 17:27

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