[duxhelp] Re: Cursor locator thingy

  • From: "Peter Sullivan" <peter@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <duxhelp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 22 Jul 2004 14:55:54 -0400

Lissa,

I've a feeling many will be in your camp.  Some CNIBer's have already told
me so.

- Peter 

-----Original Message-----
From: duxhelp-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:duxhelp-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On
Behalf Of Melissa Hirshson
Sent: Thursday, July 22, 2004 2:46 PM
To: duxhelp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [duxhelp] Re: Cursor locator thingy

Ah, so that's what it's called. Thanks. I like cursor location thingy
better. :)

I'll be curious to know what the response is.

Lissa

Peter Sullivan wrote:

>Kevin,
>
>I hadn't really thought about duration; the short answer is that it 
>depends on demand for it.
>
>Alternate caret locators isn't something I can get into at this point.  
>This one is easy to draw; arrows wouldn't be.
>
>By the way, you can get the caret locator to draw itself anytime you 
>like just by pushing and releasing shift.  I use this myself when I'm 
>too slow to spot it the first time.
>
>- Peter
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: duxhelp-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
>[mailto:duxhelp-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]
>Sent: Thursday, July 22, 2004 2:17 PM
>To: duxhelp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>Subject: [duxhelp] Re: Cursor locator thingy
>
>If you're going to offer the ability to toggle it on and off, would it 
>be possible to allow users to customize the duration of the thingy?  I 
>find myself unable to find the cursor sometimes because it flashed too
fast.
>Maybe I'm just too slow, but it would be nice to allow a longer flash, 
>or for those who want it but don't want to disable it, maybe a 
>shorter/faster flash.
>
>On a semi-serious note, what about offering alternate "thingies" like 
>Windows offers alternate mouse cursors.  I was thinking a bunch of big 
>arrows pointing to the location from different angles/sides would be great!
>I would personally have no trouble finding the cursor then (could one 
>argue that it's an accessibility feature then for slow people like
myself?).
>
>Kevin--
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: duxhelp-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
>[mailto:duxhelp-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]
>On Behalf Of Peter Sullivan
>Sent: Thursday, July 22, 2004 12:15 PM
>To: duxhelp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>Subject: [duxhelp] Re: Cursor locator thingy
>
>Lissa,
>
>There is no way to deactivate it.  I'll sit back and see what kind of 
>beating I take for that; we could add a way to do so, of course.
>
>- Peter
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: duxhelp-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
>[mailto:duxhelp-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]
>On
>Behalf Of Melissa Hirshson
>Sent: Thursday, July 22, 2004 12:54 PM
>To: duxhelp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>Subject: [duxhelp] Cursor locator thingy
>
>Apologies if this has been asked before...is there a way to deactivate 
>that cursor locator thingy, the moving circle that pops up whenever you 
>switch views? I'm not sure what you call it, and it's hard on the eyes 
>when I'm quickly switching between views all the time. Thanks.
>
>Lissa
>
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