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C.12 Other Display Options

‘--parent-id id’​

Open Emacs as a client X window via the XEmbed protocol, with id as the parent X window id. Currently, this option is mainly useful for developers.



Enable vertical scroll bars.

‘-lsp pixels’​


Specify pixels as additional space to put between lines, in pixels.



Disable the blinking cursor on graphical displays.



Disable the menu-bar, the tool-bar, the scroll-bars, tool tips, and turn off font-lock-mode and the blinking cursor. This can be useful for making a test case that simplifies debugging of display problems.

The ‘--xrm’ option (see Resources) specifies additional X resource values.