How can I catch all mouse events?j

Daniel Stone daniel at
Mon Jun 2 15:56:13 PDT 2008

On Mon, Jun 02, 2008 at 03:06:09PM -0400, Benjamin M. Schwartz wrote:
> I am trying to do something very simple: change the default cursor
> whenever a mouse button is pressed down, and change back when the button
> is released.  For example, a normally black cursor graphic might be
> switched out for one with a white fill to indicate that a mouse button is
> depressed.  This would be useful for audiences watching a demonstration on
> a projector, or even looking over a friend's shoulder if you can't hear
> the audible click.  There are also obvious applications to MPX, but that
> is more advanced.
> Question 1: How would you implement this?


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