Important topic: animated mouse cursors! :-)

Important topic: animated mouse cursors! :-)

Post by d. » Thu, 06 Nov 1997 04:00:00

> So... I have all of these nice pretty colored animated mouse cursors on
> my Warp setup blatantly stolen from various Windows 95 sites (strangely
> enough, it's compatible with Windows 95 cursor animation files), and
> also the same animated mouse cursors in my poor lonely and rarely-booted
> Windows 95 OSR2 setup.

> Is there anything under X that'd let me do the same thing?  The only
> thing I've found so far was pretty limited.

> Wouldn't a rotating pinguin cursor be cool?  :-)

> --

>            OS/2 Warp 4 + Linux + Executor = PC Hobbyist Heaven!
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Yup, try Xanimcursor.
'fraid I don't know where I got my copy :(

regards David.
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Important topic: animated mouse cursors! :-)

Post by Adam D. Mos » Fri, 07 Nov 1997 04:00:00

X only natively supports 2-colour cursors.  A program to
provide fancier cursors would have to forgo 'hardware'
cursors and do some funny hack with a shaped window or
similar.  Might be fun to try, though.