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Cursor Visibilty Enhancement Programs?

Discussion in 'Tech Temple' started by Core, Aug 8, 2016.

  1. Core

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    When I draw, I lose track of the cursor, which gets annoying. The art program turns the cursor light green on awhite background. Anybody know of any programs that can increase the visibilty? Such as having a vertical and horizontal line meet to show the click point of the cursor?
    I tried one, but it took away the pressure function while it was in use.
     
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    Quite a bit late, but in case you or anyone reviewing this thread is still looking for an answer:
    On Windows, there is a feature that lets you find your cursor using the CTRL key. Although, it can sometime get annoying if you constantly have to use the CTRL key for other things such as keyboard shortcuts (CTRL+C for Copy, CTRL+V to Paste, CTRL+P for the Print dialog box, etc).
    To enable the feature in Windows: The easiest way is open your start menu (or Start Screen for Windows 8/8.1 or Windows 10 users using the "Full screen" feature) and type "Mouse." On Windows 8/8.1 and Windows 10, this might open up the "Settings" modern app. Go ahead and click on it. There should be a link that says "Advanced mouse options" and that will take you to the advanced mouse properties window and should have the tab "Pointer Options" open. Find the option "Show location of pointer when I press the CTRL key" and tick the box if there is no check mark next to it. Click OK. This will enable you to use the CTRL key to "ping" the pointer location, which is indicated by a ring that closes in around it.

    It's not exactly a "crosshairs" type of indicator, but it might do the trick.

    If anyone does have a program that works just as good or better, please feel free to share the name of the software you use.
     
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    Thanks for noticing, but I found the solution already. Turns out, there was an option in the program that, normally, would have been on in any other program. For some reason, it was set to 'none'.
    Anyway, that cursor locator is the first thing I turn on when I get a computer. A pretty useful function for me, aside from the times it conflicts with a game.
     

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