Re: Changing the X cursor

Steve Ettorre (sme@nycap.rr.com)
Tue, 30 Nov 1999 19:52:11 -0500


Hi-

I am interested in changing the cursor for applications such as aterm. Can you
post the specific entry in the feel file that did the job for you?

Thanx,
Steve
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youngej@magpage.com wrote:

> Problem solved.  Thanks for the response.  Looks as good
> as it works now  ;-)
>
> This might be FAQ material.  It isn't obvious (at least it
> wasn't to me).  Even after I went back and reviewed all
> available material I only found a hint by:
>   cd /usr/share/afterstep
>   rgrep cursor.xbm *
>
> It would be a lot more obvious in the look.* files.
> Just a thought.
>
> Thanks again...
>
> Andrew Sullivan wrote:
> >
> > Hi,
> >
> > This is set in the feel file (which is pretty odd, I admit, since it's
> > obviously related to how things look).
> >
> > ----
> > Andrew Sullivan | asullivan@sprint.ca (home)| sullivana@bpl.on.ca (work)
> >                               * * *
> > What if the Hokey Pokey really is what it's all about?
> >                                 --seen on a t-shirt from NPR
> >
> > On Mon, 29 Nov 1999 youngej@magpage.com wrote:
> >
> > > I am running AfterStep-1.7.150-1 on RH6.0.  I installed
> > > it using a Freshmeat rpm.  It is working well for me.
> > >
> > > I would like to change the X cursor used with AfterStep.
> > > The default cursor is a black arrow bordered by white.
> > > I am interested in a cursor that looks like:
> > >   /usr/share/afterstep/desktop/cursors/cursor.xbm
> > >
> > > I can get the cursor to change in the background by using:
> > >   xsetroot -cursor ~/cursor.xbm  ~/cursor.xbm.mask
> > > But the cursor is changed back to the default AfterStep
> > > cursor when over the wharf, winlist, or most applications.
> > >
> > > I have read through much doc without finding the key to
> > > configure this.  In desperation I am turning to this
> > > mailing list.
> > >
> > > Is this possible?  Regards and TIA...
> > >
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