[Tkinter-discuss] Custom cursor?

Russell E. Owen rowen at cesmail.net
Thu Feb 24 20:08:14 CET 2005

I'd like to create a few custom cursors Tkinter (including a magnifying 

>From reading the documentation I could find, it appears that the only 
cross-platform way to specify cursors in Tk is using 

Unfortunately, I can't seem to figure out how to run this from Tkinter. 
root.tk.call("Tk_GetCursorFromData") fails with invalid command name 

Any suggestions?

-- Russell

*on unix one can allegedly use "@bitmapfile.xbm" as the cursor 
specifier, but this is not cross-platform and it didn't even work in my 
one test on unix.

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