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I really like using block type cursors, but the one in the default terminal isn't transparent, so it obscures the character that is selected.

Is there a way to make it transparent or maybe make it so the colour of the selected character is inverted, so it can be seen through the cursor.

  • Can you provide a screenshot, System Version, Terminal Profile? Because my cursor is displayed behind the character (background color is changed). – Mateusz Szlosek Sep 19 '17 at 10:44
  • Here is a screenshot of my terminal. The character under the cursor is 'C', but you can't see it. I'm on macOS Sierra 10.12.5 (16F73) and I'm using a Monokai terminal profile I downloaded, but I checked also with the Homebrew profile and the cursor still obscures the character it is on. – Stromwerk Sep 20 '17 at 13:31
  • OK I get it, I have the same on my homebrew profile - it's because the cursor is the same color as the text. So far I was not able to find the solution to change the text color underneath the cursor. Workaround is to set the transparency of the cursor around 60% – Mateusz Szlosek Sep 20 '17 at 13:38

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