[Tkinter-discuss] Using Win32 API to get around Tkinter limitations?

Igor Novikov igor.e.novikov at gmail.com
Fri Oct 29 14:38:35 CEST 2010

On Fri, Oct 29, 2010 at 10:02 AM, <python at bdurham.com> wrote:

> Wondering if there are ways to use the Win32 API to get around the
> following Tkinter limitations?

If you are familiar with winapi you can try using pywin32 extension:


> 1. Inability to set custom mouse cursors via *.cur/*.ani files.

Why not use conventional tcl/tk functionality? It seems tcl/tk allows to use
cur/ani files for custom cursor:


In *nix environment you can use the same images converted into xcursor



Igor Novikov
sK1 Project
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