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Hiding Cursor In Text Mode

Posted on 1998-08-06
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I'm doing a program which uses only text/ASCII graphics and would like to know how to hide the blinking cursor.  I'm only using the CRT unit as well.
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Here some assembler code for what you want.

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program Cursor;

var
  OldCursor:word;

begin;

  readln;

  asm
  { Save the old Cursor type }
    mov ah,03h
    mov bh,01h  { Screen page }
    int 10h
    mov word ptr OldCursor,cx

  { Set new cursor type }
    mov ah,01h
    mov cx,0FFFFh
    int 10h
  end;

  readln;

  asm
  { Restore the old Cursor type }
    mov ah,01h
    mov cx,OldCursor
    int 10h
  end;

  readln;

end.

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