[Wine] how to stop cursor blinking in wine GUI

L. Rahyen research at science.su
Wed Sep 19 22:03:03 CDT 2007

On Wednesday September 12 2007 20:14, Henry Zhou wrote:
> Hi all wine users and developers,
> I have a touch question which I have been searching answers for quite a
> long time to configure wine but still have not solved yet. Wine is the only
> Windows program simulator running in Linux which I use, however one thing
> annoying me is that currently the cursor is always blinking in the GUI. For
> example, the editplus running in wine. Something it really drives me
> crazy... really..
> I need to find out a way to stop cursor from blinking, which GUI component
> on Linux does wine built on? KDE or Gnone, or totally something else?
> Also I tried to edit the wine registry as follows:
> HKEY_CURRENT_USER -> CONTROL PANEL -> Desktop -> CursorBlinkRate = -1 (This
> is the way to stop cursor blinking in windows, but it does not work)
> So any idea how to do this?
> Following is my system environment:
> Wine version:0.9.30 (shown in the wine configuration panel)

	First, upgrade WINE version to at least 0.9.45. Then test again. If this 
registry key still doesn't work but works under Windows then you should 
report this as a bug with trivial severity to http://bugs.winehq.org .

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