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Re: Changing cursor appearance with Xlib

On Wed, Feb 16, 2000 at 10:17:53PM +1000, Outlaw Jim wrote:

> Is there a way to change the cursor  in Xlib? I'm trying to get an image to
> follow the mouse but the best solution I've found so far is to blit the image 
> -10, -10 of the cursor's x,y. This to me is dodgy and a lot more work...
> Is there another way? Please enlighten me :)

You can change the cursor but in X the mouse cursor image only has
two colours plus transparent.

Have a look at XCreatePixmapCursor() and XDefineCursor().

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