[python-win32] set mouse pointer to custom image?
mehgcap at gmail.com
Mon Jan 17 07:19:28 CET 2011
Thanks, we'll investigate this tomorrow and see if highlighting is enough.
On 1/16/11, Roger Upole <rupole at hotmail.com> wrote:
> There's an accessibility option built into Windows to do something
> like this. Look under Control Panel->Mouse->Options, and you
> should see an option to highlight the mouse cursor when the CTRL
> key is pressed.
> "Alex Hall" <mehgcap at gmail.com> wrote in message
> news:AANLkTi=y0mX86gcR67Ot=SzZdjQ1MFhVuzx-+xRs8Txs at mail.gmail.com...
>> Hello all,
>> I have been on the list for quite a while, but rarely post.
>> I have sort of a strange question. My sister is visually impaired. She
>> can read print, but finding the mouse pointer is often quite difficult
>> so she has to move the mouse up to the top left of the screen (it will
>> stop there so she knows where it is) a lot. I am wondering if I can
>> write a small python script which would do the following:
>> 1. At a global keystroke, turn the pointer into a very large, easy-to-see
>> 2. As soon as the mouse moves a set distance, the custom image would
>> disappear and the normal pointer would return.
>> 3. Offer the option to force the pointer into a set position, such as
>> the top left corner or the center of the screen, at another global
>> 4. The mouse movement should not care about which window it is in,
>> which is why I figure I will use pythonwin32 instead of a gui package
>> like wx.
>> TIA for any information or suggestions. Also, if you know of a program
>> already out there that does this, please let me know so I do not go
>> re-inventing the wheel.
>> Have a great day,
>> Alex (msg sent from GMail website)
>> mehgcap at gmail.com; http://www.facebook.com/mehgcap
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