Changing mouse cursor? Is it possible?

Discussion in 'Mac Programming' started by Avicenna, Feb 18, 2011.

  1. Avicenna, Feb 18, 2011
    Last edited: Feb 18, 2011

    Avicenna macrumors member

    Jul 16, 2009
    Is it possible to change mouse cursor globally? By changing I don't mean underlying an image ( like Mighty Mouse application) but the "pointer" completely hidden and a new image in place. I know this can be done in the foremost application (without hiding the "pointer") but can it be done when any application is open and with hiding the "pointer" (i.e globally)? For example when you take a screen shot, the cursor changes to cross hair no matter what application you are in; that's what I am looking for.

  2. atlanticza macrumors 6502a


    Jul 18, 2008
    Cape Town
    Mighty Mouse Preferences offers this capability.
  3. Avicenna thread starter macrumors member

    Jul 16, 2009
    With Mighty Mouse, the "pointer" cursor doesn't get hidden. It just puts an image below the "pointer". I want a similar effect expect without the "pointer".

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