setting pointer location

Richard Gaskin ambassador at
Sat Dec 28 15:32:01 EST 2002

Bill Vlahos wrote:

> Instead of relocating the mouse, simply hide it until it is moved. That
> way the user doesn't really seem to start from the same location even
> though they actually are. Each question would present the user with no
> predetermined location for the mouse as the first time they see it it
> would be moving.
> I'm not really thrilled with either this or the idea of relocating the
> mouse which I've seen in some of Microsoft's dialogs (which drive me
> nuts). However, in your situation something like this may make sense.

Fortunately that's a user-settable option, usually off by default
(Kensington also offers this in the MouseWorks drivers).

 Richard Gaskin 
 Fourth World Media Corporation
 Developer of WebMerge 2.1: Publish any database on any site
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