GNU Emacs

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--line-spacing=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 X Resources) specifies additional X resource values.