I was wrong, that didn't solve it. The cursor's gone again. I go into Yahoo mail and sometimes the cursor is there and other times it's not. Not much else I can say.
Hide pointer while typing is unticked.
It's also a problem with how some versions of Firefox handle scripted textareas. The F7 key will put back the cursor. We are not alone.
That didn't tell me much, but thx anyway Tony. I was expecting something more complicated.
Seems pretty clear and to the point to me. What exactly on that page don't you understand?
In computing, caret navigation is a kind of keyboard navigation where a caret (also known as "text cursor", "text insertion cursor", or "text selection cursor") is used to navigate within a text document. It is a fundamental feature for applications that deal with text, for example text editors (the most famous examples: Emacs and Vim), word processors and desktop publishing programs.
This kind of navigation is also supported by some web browsers, such as Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer, where it is referred to as "caret browsing".
In computing, a cursor is an indicator used to show the position on a computer monitor or other display device that will respond to input from a text input or pointing device. The flashing text cursor may be referred to as a caret in some cases. This term came about from older Unix systems that used the caret symbol as a text insertion indicator. The mouse cursor may be referred to as a mouse pointer, owing to its arrow shape on some systems.
Caret (pronounced /ˈkærət/) usually refers to the spacing symbol ^ in ASCII and other character sets.
A caret can also be called a wedge, up-arrow, hat, control character, or chevron.
No, no. Not that I didn't understand it. Yes, it was clear. I was just expecting something more - that's all.
I'm any event I've been using the F-7 key since you suggested it and it's done the trick.