Constraining cursor to RandR crtcs

Keith Packard keithp at
Mon Apr 2 10:23:06 PDT 2007

On Mon, 2007-04-02 at 12:01 +0200, Tim Dijkstra wrote:

> Wouldn't it be nice to `glue' the two rectangles together after a
> rescaling. I mean, just make the warping such that point 2 doesn't
> exist; if you move from 1 (eg the bottom of the screen) in the
> direction of 2 you end up in the left rectangle on the bottom of the
> screen, at 3. If you move in a similar direction from half-way the
> vertical distance on the right screen, you end up half-way on the left
> screen, etc. This way the moves would be reversible.

Consider a window spanning the two monitors; doing text selection across
the monitor boundary would be pretty hard with this scheme. I think we
need to consider the cursor area as non-rectangular and figure out how
to make that useable.

keith.packard at
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