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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Oculus as normal window 10 mouse

Seems the handheld device of Oculus VR is called oculus touch. Is there any way to use the oculus touch as a win10 mouse? (it is fine to switch on the headset) So when I swing the device in the air, ...
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Mouse pointer flickering on external monitor with HiDPI Scaling on

A few days ago I switched from macOS to Linux Mint, and first everything was just fine. But today, I connected an external display to my MacBook Pro Early 2015 "13 and turned on HiDPI Scaling. ...
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How to modify shadow “position” for cursors in Windows 10?

I would like to modify the location / rendering of the cursor shadow in Windows 10 such that it is not at it's current offset while enabled. How can this be done?
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Windows - use different cursors on different monitors

I have a big screen and a small screen, both have approximately the same resolution so the smaller one shows things much smaller. This is not so much of a problem for me because I can use zoom to make ...
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Locking graphics tablet to one screen (dual monitor setup)

I am using an old "Kanvus Office 54" graphics tablet with a Windows 10 laptop PC and I'm looking to restrict the tablet's output to just one of my two screens (I have a dual monitor setup ...
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MacBook Pro Cursor Lag

I am on a 2019 MacBook Pro running Big Sur, but this problem has carried over from previous updates. Basically, my cursor lags every two seconds or so for about a quarter second, at a consistent ...
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How to increase mouse pointer size in X410 on WSL2?

I've got X410 running on my Windows 10 system. I've got a 4k screen on the laptop and another 4k attached to it. I've bumped up the Windows cursor sizes just to make it easy to find my mouse. However ...
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Mouse Cursor Larger when HDR mode is off, Windows 10

Have an odd one here. I got a 4k TV and used it as a monitor. A Hisense H9G. My secondary monitor is an Asus monitor. Card is a Nividia 1080. All running on windows 10. Because i don't expect my now 2-...
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Mouse cursor not visible in MS teams for Windows

Our professor is taking classes on MS Teams, and as such, shows us presentations. However, we can see no cursor movement at our end which makes it very difficult for us to follow him along while he ...
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How to move mouse by xdotool in all 4 diagonal directions?

How to move mouse by xdotool to quadrant II or IV of the display? (What I mean by "quadrants".) Moving mouse by xdotool to quadrant I is working fine this way: mousemouve_x=100 mousemouve_y=...
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show location of pointer when I press the _____ key

In mouse options there is an option: show location of pointer when i press the ctrl key Can I trigger it with a different key instead? I want the "mouse sonar" feature enabled, but I use ...
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Mousepointer always shows a scrollbar or black square

Recently Windows 10 started to corrupt my mouse pointer and it ends up showing a horizontal scroll bar or a black square based on what I hover with it. It becomes almost unusable because I need to use ...
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Mouse cursor on Dell laptop keeps making slight moves

(I am using a Dell Latitude 7490 running on Windows 10 Pro Version 1909.) On a pretty consistent basis, my mouse cursor will move slightly on its own, never more than a centimeter's length, in a ...
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Mouse on windows only works properly with USB hub

When I am using Windows 10, my mouse freezes for a short duration after leaving the pointer still for a little bit if it is plugged directly into my computer. It works just fine if I have it plugged ...
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Raspberry Pi, RealVNC, how to change mouse cursor from an x to an arrow

The Raspberry Pi is running Raspbian Buster and VNC Server 6.7.1. The Pi is headless. I connect to the Pi from a Windows 10 machine via VNC Viewer 6.20.529 (r42646) x64 (May 29 2020 13:14:30). All is ...
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Can't move mouse cursor

When I turn my PC on, my mouse cursor is freezed, I can't move it to any direction, but all buttons are working and the leds are on. First I thought my mouse had broken because if I test it on another ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...