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Offline Aramaz

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« Posted 2005-08-11 12:53:24 »

Forgive me for being lazy...

How do I quick and eazy hide the mouse cursor in Lwjgl.

Thanx for your time... soon I'll have cool game for you to test :-)

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« Reply #2 - Posted 2005-08-11 15:22:02 »

since we are on the subject of mouse cursors what does setNativeCursor do?, i tried to look it up in the documentation but theres nothing there about it, whats the advantage of using it ? and how would u use ?

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Offline Funkapotamus

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« Reply #3 - Posted 2005-08-11 16:17:24 »

You can create your own Cursor object and set that as the native cursor.  Meaning, you can change the pointer's graphic to be whatever you want. 

However, I've never actually used it myself.  I got the information from:
Offline Aramaz

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« Reply #4 - Posted 2005-08-11 17:16:10 »

Thanx Matzon...

that's what I needed. The mouse has been bothering me for awhile...

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« Reply #5 - Posted 2005-08-11 23:02:51 »

There is a hidden gotcha with the native cursors.  IIRC older macs can only do 16x16 while windows can do 32 x 32.  It's therefore a touch more reliable just to hide the cursor & draw your own.   That also means you can have colours, which aren't supported by setNativeCursor()

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« Reply #6 - Posted 2005-09-28 16:31:58 »

thanx for the info!

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