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For some reason, when I call ShowCursor(FALSE); the cursor doesn''t go away! Anyone else had this problem. I have a GeForce 3 Ti 200 with up to date drivers.

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From the MSDN:

"This function sets an internal display counter that determines whether the cursor should be displayed. The cursor is displayed only if the display count is greater than or equal to 0. If a mouse is installed, the initial display count is 0. If no mouse is installed, the display count is –1."

The display counter it's talking about is the return code from ShowCursor. So return codes >= 0 indicates the cursor is shown, < 0 indicates hidden.

Also, and someone else should verify this... When you call ShowCursor(FALSE), doesn't that just effect the window(s) of the calling thread? Maybe I'm thinking of some other API...

EDIT: You could also probably just SetCursor() to be a blank cursor.

[edited by - SilentReaper on August 29, 2002 12:14:18 PM]

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