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Re: Mouse cursor properties

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  • Subject: [mg82043] Re: Mouse cursor properties
  • From: markholtuk at googlemail.com
  • Date: Wed, 10 Oct 2007 04:28:05 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <200710060831.EAA25046@smc.vnet.net><fea8q4$jms$1@smc.vnet.net>

Judging from the overwhelming response, I guess this isn't possible.

Can the Wolfram staff at least comment on this, please? If it isn't
possible, will (or should) it be so in the future?

Best wishes,

Mark

Mark R. Holt, BA, PhD,
Room 3.28
Molecular Cardiology,
Cardiovascular Division and
Randall Division of Cell and Molecular Biophysics,
New Hunt's House,
King's College London,
Guy's Hospital Campus,
LONDON, SE1 1UL.

Phone: +44 20 7848 6438
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On Oct 7, 10:27 am, Murray Eisenberg <mur... at math.umass.edu> wrote:
> I have a related question: Is it possible to change the style of the
> mouse cursor when it is over a Graphics3D object?
>
> The default is a pair of curving arrows, to suggest the action of
> rotating the graphic.  However, when the Graphics3D object includes
> tooltips identifying objects in the 3d-graphic, the sheer size and lack
> of a pointer in that default cursor makes it hard to actually point to
> objects.
>
>
>
> markholtuk wrote:
> > Hello,
> > Does anyone know if it is possible to change the style of the mouse
> > cursor from the default arrow to, let's say, crosshairs when the
> > cursor is moved over graphics? I have a graphics window within a
> > Manipulate panel that I click to retrieve co-ordinates. It's not a
> > real problem using the default cursor, but I would prefer something
> > more aesthetic!
>
> > Thanks in anticipation,
>
> > Mark
>
> > Mark R. Holt, BA, PhD,
> > Room 3.28
> > Molecular Cardiology,
> > Cardiovascular Division and
> > Randall Division of Cell and Molecular Biophysics,
> > New Hunt's House,
> > King's College London,
> > Guy's Hospital Campus,
> > LONDON, SE1 1UL.
>
> > Phone: +44 20 7848 6438
> > Fax:     +44 20 7848 6435
>
> --
> Murray Eisenberg                     mur... at math.umass.edu
> Mathematics & Statistics Dept.
> Lederle Graduate Research Tower      phone 413 549-1020 (H)
> University of Massachusetts                413 545-2859 (W)
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