***SPAM*** Re: Crosshair Cursor for Xorg

Michel Dänzer michel at tungstengraphics.com
Wed Jan 10 23:09:30 PST 2007

On Wed, 2007-01-10 at 19:58 +0100, Rene Rebe wrote:
> On Wednesday 10 January 2007 19:27, Banai Istvan wrote:
> >
> > I wanna to know is there any fullscreen (it moves all of the screen, every
> > point :) )crosshair cursor for Xorg????
> I guess AutoCAD et all., a-like? No. Also most hardware cursors can only be 
> 64x64 pixel or just slightly larger anyway.
> Such kind of stuff must be done in the application (or thru other custom 
> overlays such as shaped windows or compositing manager if you need it full 
> screen for all apps).

Well, AFAICT libXcursor supports cursors up to 32767 pixels wide and
high. :) But you're right that anything beyond 64x64 likely won't use
the hardware cursor, which may not be acceptable for the target

Earthling Michel Dänzer           |          http://tungstengraphics.com
Libre software enthusiast         |          Debian, X and DRI developer

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