Questions tagged [mouse-cursor]

For questions about the symbol or graphical image used to represent mouse movement. It signals the point where actions of the user take place. It is distinct from the cursor, which responds to keyboard input.

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Add second virtual mouse cursor

I'm currently using Zoom for online meetings and am looking for a way to add a second virtual mouse. With Zoom there is the possibility to give a participant control over the mouse. The disadvantage ...
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Windows 10: Cursor switching to one with mini scroll bar (seemingly randomly)

My cursor recently started to randomly switch to a cursor with the arrow on a mini scrollbar (see circled). Sometimes it is a vertical bar but sometimes it can be horizontal as well. If I go to "...
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Mouse showing LED but no pointer on screen

OS: Windows 10 Model of my mouse: A4Tech OP-620D For the past few days I'm facing the following stated problem with my mouse. When I turn on my desktop, the mouse pointer doesn't appear. But the ...
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Mouse Cursor Disappears On MacBook Air

The mouse cursor randomly disappears when navigating between programs on a MacBook Air. It was recently purchased and has Catalina as its OS. There is no rhyme or reason it disappears, it is just ...
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How do I globally change non-standard cursors in Windows 10?

By default windows allows the user to change the following cursors in the same order as they are displayed in the mouse properties dialog also shown below. Press the Windows Key > Type Mouse Settings ...
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How to disable mouse cursor control using arrows? [duplicate]

I did something and now the mouse pointer moves when I press the arrow keys. This is very inconvenient, for example, when editing text. In the operating system settings, keyboard pointer management is ...
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Cursor comes back to center

Just a little background before I start the question: I have set the power management settings such that whenever I close the lid of my laptop, it won’t go to sleep and it works perfectly fine. Now, ...
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Mouse pointer issue (cursor “skips” or “slips” and doesn't change cursor image)

I have a bizarre issue with my pointer. Most of the time, it works fine. Few times per week the following happens: Everything looks normal but when I hover over something that should trigger a cursor ...
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My cursor has a wrong and static icon

My cursor is showing as a static text-type mouse cursor. As in when you put the arrow with your mouse in a text document, only that there never was any arrow. It no longer shows an arrow at all, and ...
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My screen has a dead “click” zone(invisible window)?

The weirdest thing is happening to me - there is a dead zone on my screen where I can't left-click up on the right side of the Screen. On SO, it covers parts of the toolbar. I can click the left two-...
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Two cursors mirrored with click

I am looking for a way to have 2 cursors that move simultaneously with one mouse. Also with simultaneous click and hold action. Im trying to use it for art project where i have 2 windows open ( a ...
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How can I make my mouse cursor invisible but still working

I am playing a Emulator that does not give me the possibility to make the cursor invisible. Is there a way to do this within windows? Maybe with a batch or a script, or via settings? I am on a ...
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Increasing the mouse pointer size for a tutorial video

I am running Windows 10. I would like to make a video tutorial by recording my screen. To do this well, I think my mouse pointer should be more noticeable than it is at its default size and color. ...
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My mouse didn't walk

I have disassembled my computer to make a preventive repair After that the mouse-cursor was fix, I have déconnecté the mouse then I have re-connect it But I don't see the mouse-cursor and mouse didn'...
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Zorin OS displaying black screen and glitchy cursor instead of login screen

I have a 2006 MacBook which kept beach-balling after login and I couldn't do anything, so I decided to install Zorin OS. It is a very good OS and I am enjoying it, but it often has this weird and ...
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Auto flying mouse on my laptop

In my laptop a problem is occuring that mouse cursor is automatic moving, and shift key is pressed hence there is no problem in keyboard. So I tried to solve these problems but I haven't found any ...
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Mouse cursor fails to change after sleep in Windows 10

Today I started having a frustrating problem with my mouse cursor. It appears to manifest after waking from sleep mode, but be fixed temporarily by a reboot. I haven't found any way to reproduce it ...
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How to adjust a custom mouse cursors click position in windows 10

I made a custom mouse cursor (a simple semi-transparent circle to look like a touch position instead of a cursor), and set windows to use it by selecting it in the mouse settings, however the position ...
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Dual Mouse Pointers with Independent Controllers Possible in Windows (7 Ultimate x64) Possible?

Is it possible to have two mouse cursors within Windows GUI interface, each of which is paired/linked to a separate mouse device? So basically two people could use two separate mouse devices and yet ...
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How do I disable the double mouse cursor in Teamviewer?

I'm seeing a double mouse cursor when using TeamViewer. It happens whenever I move the mouse. It's like there's a mouse trail or a slow mouse. Why is it that? How do I get rid of it?
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Why the cursor start to jump and stop with phone movement?

My hp mouse cursor start to jump around when my Samsung phone gets closer to it. When I move my phone away from my laptop, then it starts to work. I found this too odd, if any body knows why? Please ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 cursor artefacts

OS:Ubuntu 16.04 PC: Lenovo B-570 All updates installed. I have a garbage around cursor that interferes to see some text or picture. Command sudo update-alternatives --config x-cursor-theme helps for a ...
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Adding trail designs to windows cursor

I want to know if it's possible for me to have the same effect and desing this web page has but on my pc (the trail of the pointer), not in a webpage but in my desktop for example. https://...
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Windows desktop issue: pointer 'prints' on the screen

I've recenly installed windows 10 on my dell XPS15 (L501X). I have this issue: at random times, the mouse pointer 'prints' on the screen the scroll icon, overimpressed on any opened program, and the ...
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Where to find/download Windows 10 Ink cursors/pointer?

While using a pen, Windows 10 (since the introduction of Windows Ink) has this nice special cursor and also respective animated versions of it for other states ("busy", etc.), it's just like the aero ...
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How do I customize the “Grabbing Hand” cursor?

I've been customizing my cursors in Windows 10, but I notice when I go to Control Panel>Mouse>Pointers, there's no option to customize the grabbing-hand icon that appears in PDF readers and web pages, ...
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Mouse enters the second monitor at different positions

When my mouse cursor is in monitor one it can be at height X, but when I move it horizontally to monitor 2, suddenly it's at height X+2cm. How do I fix this? From the picture above you can see that ...
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Why doesn't my custom cursor settings load after I shut down and open my laptop on Windows 10?

So, I customized the cursor setting, and I made my mouse look like a carrot :). But after I open my laptop back up it goes back to the default cursors. I am able to go to the control panel and load ...
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Logitec MX Master S2 Bluetooth smoother than unifying receiver

Windows 10 machine. Install Logitec software and setup without any issue. But I constantly have the bad experience with pointer movement. I cannot move the pointer precisely to any specific spot. But ...
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Windows 10 - Mouse pointer freezes every few seconds (tried multiple mice)

I have Windows 10 1803 - I just installed KB4340917, this was happening before that - and that didn't fix it. About 24 hours ago (I've changed nothing) my mouse started freezing for 0.5 seconds at a ...
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Mouse cursor appears during Games

from 2 days this problem happening. during game-play(windowed or full-screen) suddenly mouse cursor appears(with a sound notification but nothing shows on the notification area) on the screen and the ...
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xmonad: mouse hover hook

I'm trying to make xmonad focus the window underneath the pointer when the mouse is moved, regardless of which window is focused. This was addressed in this question; however, the provided solution ...
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INF CopyFiles Directive - Copy Cursors To Non-Default Folder

I'm using this INF template that installs cursors to "C:\Windows" using the DIRID 10. My problem is that I want to install the cursors on "C:\NonSystemFolder" (ideally using %SystemDrive%). I used a ...
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Dual monitors - temporarily disable mouse travel

I'm using Windows 7 with two monitors and sometimes move my mouse to the wrong screen accidentally. For example, I'm used to moving my mouse to the bottom left/bottom right corner to press start or "...
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Outlook 2016 ctrl-arrow key navigation not working

I have a problem in the email-editor in Outlook 2016. Normally I can use ctrl-left arrow and ctrl-right arrow to move the cursor in the editor by a word. This works in every text field on my PC except ...
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Cursor changes appearance and position in Windows 10

I've had this issue for a while and no amount of updating or rebooting seems to make it go away. This is for a Lenovo Yoga 720 laptop with Windows 10 Family Edition. Once in a while, for no reason ...
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How can I allow my mouse cursor to pass from larger monitor to smaller based on relative positioning? [duplicate]

I currently have a monitor setup like below: +----------------------+ | | | | +-...
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What's causing this visual glitch with my mouse cursor?

This problem is infuriating enough that I wrote a small program to reproduce it. Take a look at the gif below. What's happening is a persistent distortion of the "working in background" cursor. Any ...
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How to change cursor size on raspberry Pi Debian?

I am new to Linux and trying to make the cursor for my Raspberry Pi larger and am using raspbian. I downloaded "larger mouse cursors for X" but cannot figure out how to open it. Is this even the right ...
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Intermittent “working-in-background cursor” in Windows

I work on both a new Windows 10 machine (i7-7700) and a 7-year-old machine running Windows 7 (i3-3225). Both have 16GB RAM, SSD primary drives, and task manager shows plenty of CPU and memory free. ...
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How can I change the line weight of my mouse cursor?

My new laptop (an HP Spectre x360 15") has a 2160p display, and I'm finding it difficult to quickly find the location of the cursor in some instances. I think this is because, despite setting the ...
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Cursor switching default/progress on Windows 7

Recently the cursor started been like this: Changing the resolution of the screen or switching cursor type don't solve the problem. It only happens at the default cursor, hovering a link (cursor ...
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My mouse keeps disappearing when I click to switch tabs in chrome, why?

SO I recently bought a Lenovo ideapad 310 and for some reason when i'm using chrome or a word document for example, when I click to switch tabs in chrome or use the scroll bar in both word or chrome ...
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Windows 10 cursor dissapeared after update

So, I had Windows 10 for about an year and everything was ok, until 2 days ago. When I went to my laptop (Asus F550JX if it helps) I found out that my cursor was missing from the computer. I checked ...
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Mouse pointer moves automatically and interact with applications

I have an acer laptop with windows 10(x64) (6gb/1tb) The issue The mouse pointer sometimes move automatically, click some places, right click some places, drag some windows, close some windows and ...
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Can I use Windows On-Screen Keyboard with Oculus Rift's Virtual Desktop?

Virtual Desktop is an app for the Oculus Rift VR headset that allows you to use your PC in VR. You control the mouse using the joystick of your Xbox One controller. But I'd like to control the ...
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Cursor not Anti-aliased

Don't be confused by the cursor that appears when typing texts into a text field. The cursor that is being talked about here is the mouse cursor (or the mouse pointer). I just got a new laptop (specs ...
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Displaying a custom animation at the click location on Windows 10 in response to an event

There are plenty of programs regarding the alternation of the cursor appearance, especially for the Mac OS in which one can change the look of the cursor, on for example mouse events, with beautiful ...
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Is it possible to make mouse pointer bigger/enlarged when shaked (like in Mac OS), but in windows?

It is very convenient to find a mouse pointer in mac OS as shaking of the mouse enlarges the pointer for a couple of seconds. I hope we can do the same for windows too. Can we? I googled a lot but no ...
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In OSX the cursor often covers a tool tip you want to see. Is the orientation of the cursor able to be modified?

In OSX, the "hand" cursor and the arrow pointer often are oriented so as to cover an underlying tool tip. Normally, this is not a problem. However, sometimes you want to see the tool tip but can't. ...