Opened 11 years ago

Last modified 4 years ago

#2701 new enhancement

Changing mouse pointer

Reported by: revivaldbm Owned by: stippi
Priority: normal Milestone: Unscheduled
Component: User Interface Version: R1/pre-alpha1
Keywords: Cc:
Blocked By: Blocking:
Has a Patch: no Platform: All

Description (last modified by mmadia)

How would one change the mouse pointer in Haiku, and is there an editor for the icon graphics format used in Haiku?

Change History (3)

comment:1 Changed 11 years ago by stippi

There is Icon-O-Matic for creating Haiku vector icons. It's available from the Application menu in the Haiku (leaf/feather) menu. You can not currently change "cursor themes", that's why I will leave this bug open. Note that it is possible to change the cursor programmatically from within applications (limited to that application, or one of it's views inside a window). But there are application wide default cursor shapes defined, and it is currently not possible to change those.

One possible way to implement this is to try and load PNGs from a certain place in the file system in the app_server code. If these are not present, fall back to the current cursors. That should be quite easy to do, it's just a little work.

comment:2 Changed 6 years ago by mmadia

Description: modified (diff)

comment:3 Changed 4 years ago by pulkomandy

Milestone: R1Unscheduled
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