Re: Any vim Users?

  • From: "James Panes" <jimpanes@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <programmingblind@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 10 Sep 2008 20:49:00 -0400

It may be that the cursor is set to block instad of underline. If this is 
the case, JAWS will say the character the cursor is on over and over again.

"Everything is easy when you know how."

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jim Dunleavy" <jim.dunleavy@xxxxxx>
To: <programmingblind@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Wednesday, September 10, 2008 10:29 AM
Subject: Re: Any vim Users?

Hi Jim,

The guicursor option controls cursor blink rates in the various editing
To turn blinking off in all modes try:
:set guicursor=a:blinkon0



----- Original Message -----
From: <james.homme@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <programmingblind@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Wednesday, September 10, 2008 3:01 PM
Subject: Any vim Users?

> Hi,
> I got vim for Windows to try, just to see how well it worked with JAWS.
> Does anyone know how to make the character under the cursor stop blinking?
> That's making JAWS say the character I land on over and over. I see a
> little C program in one of the directories under the installation that
> makes it blink, but I don't know how to make it stop.
> Thanks.
> Jim
> James D Homme, Usability Engineering, Highmark Inc.,
> james.homme@xxxxxxxxxxxx, 412-544-1810
> "The difference between those who get what they wish for and those who
> don't is action. Therefore, every action you take is a complete
> success,regardless of the results." -- Jerrold Mundis
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