Can you create a left handed mouse pointer from a right handed one?
Posted 11 October 2009 - 01:57 PM
I'm right handed. When I go to sports websites and do a mouse-over to get additional information about games the little box that pops up (like a tool-tip) gets covered up by my mouse pointer, so I'd like to know if there's a way to make a left-handed version of it. Thanks.
Posted 11 October 2009 - 03:37 PM
It would be a lot easier to understand what you're getting at with a picture.
Posted 11 October 2009 - 04:13 PM
I have my taskbar at the top of the screen. If I go up and mouse-over my clock or any of the icons next to it a little box pops up directly underneath the mouse pointer with info about that item. That's a tool tip, right? On these websites I'm having issues with it's the same thing, except when the info box pops up it's half hidden under the mouse pointer.
A right-handed mouse pointer runs this way \ on your screen with the tip of the pointer being in the northeast.
A left-handed pointer would be the opposite, and I'm thinking I'll be able to see all of the info boxes when they pop up if I could get a left-handed version of my mouse pointer.
This post has been edited by E-66: 11 October 2009 - 04:14 PM
Posted 12 October 2009 - 06:43 AM
I was able to flip the cursor image and change its orientation from \ to / , but it doesn't 'behave' like a left-handed cursor because Windows still thinks the tip of the pointer is in the upper left, so what I have is a left-handed mouse pointer that behaves like a right-handed one.
Edit: I looked through the help file and found the issue - I needed to change the position of the 'hot spot' for the cursor from the upper left to the upper right. It now behaves like a left-handed mouse pointer. I'll give it a try ASAP. Thanks -X- for the tip.
Edit 2: It worked perfectly, thanks.
This post has been edited by E-66: 14 October 2009 - 06:20 AM