Re: [dwm] Hide Inactive Mouse Pointer?

From: James Turner <>
Date: Tue, 8 Jul 2008 21:03:30 -0400

On Tue, Jul 08, 2008 at 07:58:17PM -0500, Kevin Monceaux wrote:
> DWM Fans,
> Has anyone ever attempted, or would it even be possible, to create a patch
> that hides the mouse pointer after a period of inactivity. I've seen some
> programs do it. For example, if I run xine in fullscreen mode the mouse
> pointer vanishes shortly after xine starts. If the mouse, or in my case
> trackball, is moved, the pointer reappears. And if it's not moved for a
> short period of time, it vanishes again. I'd love to have similar
> functionality with DWM itself. I frequently move the mouse pointer to the
> lower right hand side of the screen where it's barely visible.
> Kevin
> Bruceville, TX
> Si hoc legere scis nimium eruditionis habes.
> Longum iter est per praecepta, breve et efficax per exempla!!!

You might want to check out unclutter [0].


James Turner
BSD Group Consulting
Received on Wed Jul 09 2008 - 03:04:04 UTC

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