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I know that Konsole supports an escape code like "\<Esc>]50;CursorShape=0\x7" that will change the cursor shape. I was wondering if any other terminal emulators support changing the cursor shape via an escape code?

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The Linux VGA/framebuffer consoles use the Esc[?...c code.

xterm supports the VT520 sequence DECSCUSR Esc[... q since patch 282.

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CL: Do you know of anything else besides xterm supporting the VT520 escape codes? –  Zameer Manji Sep 30 '12 at 14:42
    
One would think that other terminals would want to be compatible with xterm, but I haven't found any that document this. –  CL. Sep 30 '12 at 15:14
    
github.com/gnachman/iTerm2/pull/92 mentions that MinTTY/TeraTerm/RLogin support this too. –  sendmoreinfo Jan 30 '13 at 21:54
    
I'd give my left nut for Terminal.app to support this on OS X. –  ELLIOTTCABLE Mar 10 '13 at 5:07

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