Can Revolution create a large, colored cursor?
b.xavier at internet.lu
Mon Mar 21 00:36:40 EST 2005
I tried a year ago to make a nice Mickey hand cursor 16x16 but
- colored cursors didn't seem supported
- colors didn't dispay correctly
- transparency masks not supported on non-bitmap images.
No one ever helped so Im stuck as you are...
I think there's a bugzilla for this too...
> -----Original Message-----
> From: use-revolution-bounces at lists.runrev.com
> [mailto:use-revolution-bounces at lists.runrev.com] On Behalf Of
> Douglas Westbrook
> Sent: Monday, March 21, 2005 06:02
> To: How to use Revolution
> Subject: Re: Can Revolution create a large, colored cursor?
> Try mousewithin
> On mousemove is a better way to set a graphic to the mouseloc
> but it sounds like mousewithin is what you need.
> On Mar 20, 2005, at 10:44 PM, Stgoldberg at aol.com wrote:
> > As a beginner I'm really finding this forum extremely
> helpful. Perhaps
> > someone can help with this question: Although the
> instructions say
> > that a cursor
> > has to be in black and white and not larger than 16x16, I'm
> > if there
> > is a way around this. Many games, for instance, have
> large cursors,
> > e.g. a
> > large grasping hand when the cursor moves over an object
> than can be
> > grasped.
> > I first thought that perhaps one could use a hidden image of a
> > grasping hand that was made to appear over the location of
> the cursor
> > when the cursor passed over the object to be grasped, in a
> script like
> > this:
> > on mouseEnter
> > set cursor to none
> > set lockcursor to true
> > set the loc of image "LargeHand" to the mouseloc end mouseEnter
> > on mouseLeave
> > set lockcursor to false
> > set cursor to arrow
> > hide image "LargeHand"
> > end mouseLeave
> > It would seem that this should work, but it doesn't, since the
> > "LargeHand"
> > image for some reason keeps flickering whenever the mouse
> moves over
> > it.
> > Does anyone have any suggestion as to how to get this method to
> > work, or
> > another method to allow for a larger, more elaborate
> colored cursor?
> > Thanks.
> > Steve Goldberg
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