Colored cursors

03-17-2003, 03:25 AM

can we use a colored cursor in a VB application? I guess it is possible since it is in Windows, but I don't know what to call to do so, default VB cursors are monchrome, they are too ugly :-\

03-18-2003, 02:21 PM
You have to have a colored cursor file, and set that as the cursor for the form/picturebox/whatever that you want it displayed on. I think that Visual Studio has a utility for making CUR files, though I haven't tried to make colored ones with it.

03-19-2003, 02:46 AM
for that you have to use the Custom mousepointer, so the colored cursor will automatically become monochrome and that is the problem!

03-19-2003, 12:28 PM
Perhaps the MouseIcon property would be more useful?

03-24-2003, 03:33 AM
if u set mousepointer to 99 (custom) and load a color cursor in the mouseicon prop it will automatically turn into a b&w cursor :(

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