Constraining cursor to RandR crtcs

Nicolas Mailhot nicolas.mailhot at
Mon Apr 2 05:22:59 PDT 2007

Le Lun 2 avril 2007 14:03, Matthias Clasen a écrit :
> On Mon, 2007-04-02 at 10:41 +0200, Nicolas Mailhot wrote:
>> Thinking about more... actually you can lose the cursor even within the
>> display, some keyboard shortcut to point it out (big crosshairs) would
>> be
>> nice
> The Gnome control center has a (somewhat hacky) client-side solution to
> this problem. Thinking along those lines, a Keyboard shortcut to
> explicitly warp the pointer to the middle of the screen might be an
> adequate solution to the problem of "lost cursor" that doesn't require
> any server support.

What screen ? :)

On multihead systems (like the ones traders love) there are many possible
physical displays. Big crossair (like the big 1 and 2 windows use to
identify displays) will tell you both on what display the cursor is and
where on the display it is.

Nicolas Mailhot

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