Cursor issues in Tiger
chipp at chipp.com
Thu May 5 15:33:38 CDT 2005
I too have seen this, but not only in Tiger, but Panther and even WinXP.
The cursor just seems to get stuck after leaving an editable text fld. I
think Jerry Daniels has a bug report on this.
My fix is to 'start using stack "altCursorLib"'
The lastest version of altCursorLib can be found in the SQLite Demo
or you can just type in the message box:
go URL "http://www.gadgetplugins.com/altsqlite/SQLiteDemo.rev"
While you're there, you might want to spend 5 minutes and do a walk-thru
of the demo (though it's not tested yet on Tiger).
simplsol at aol.com wrote:
> OS X users,
> Is anyone else having this problem:
> After installing Tiger (17" Al PB, 1 gig) the pointer seems to "stick".
> It doesn't change mode when moving to different parts of the screen. If
> a handler sets the cursor to busy, the cursor doesn't change back to the
> arrow when the handler is finished.
> I've always had some problems with the pointer not changing to the bar
> in text fields, or remaining a text bar when clicking a button - but
> Tiger seems to have amplified the problem.
> Running these same stacks in Panther was never perfect - but definitely
> better (of course that was a 15" Ti PB, and maybe that is also a factor).
> Meanwhile, these stacks were originally created in HyperCard - and they
> still run fine in HC - in Panther or Tiger.
> If I am the only one with the problem, I'll investigate further; if it
> is a common problem I'll bugzilla it. Let me know.
> Paul Looney
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