Sublime’s Much Better Looking Caret

If you’ve used Atom you certainly noticed the wider and smoother caret (or cursor). And if like me, you still couldn’t make the change from Sublime, and want to have a similar look here’s the solution.

Sublime holds a secret setting that’s not available on their poor docs: you can have a wider caret (pretty much alike Atom’s).

You can activate it by adding the following line to your User Setting (Preferences: Settings – User):

If that’s not enough for you, you can add extra width, top and bottom padding:

You can also add some style to it, you can choose from static: solid and wide or blinking: phase, smooth  and blink