How to Change Cursor Shape of Console Window in Windows 10

A [URL=”https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/console/consoles”][B]console[/B][/URL] (or “terminal) is an application that provides I/O to character-mode applications.

For example: [URL=”https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/3288-open-command-prompt-windows-10-a.html”][B]command prompt[/B][/URL], [URL=”https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/25581-open-windows-powershell-windows-10-a.html”][B]PowerShell[/B][/URL], or [URL=”https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/46769-enable-disable-windows-subsystem-linux-windows-10-a.html”][B]Linux[/B][/URL]

Starting with [URL=”https://www.tenforums.com/windows-10-news/123242-new-windows-10-insider-preview-fast-skip-build-18298-19h1-dec-10-a.html”][B]Windows 10 build 18298[/B][/URL], when you open the properties page of any Console window, you will notice an additional [B]Terminal[/B] tab containing several new settings for some experimental features.

This tutorial will show you how to change the cursor shape of a console window (ex: command prompt, PowerShell, Linux) for your account in [B]Windows 10[/B].

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