[kde-linux] Anyway to have KDE hide mouse pointer when keyboard in use?
James Richard Tyrer
tyrerj at acm.org
Thu Jul 26 03:27:42 PDT 2007
> I once used a Mac on which the mouse pointer politely disappeared while
> you were using the keyboard. Can I get the same functionality in KDE?
> The reason I'd like it is because I usually use keystrokes to access
> application menus, and if the mouse pointer happens to be over the area
> where the menu comes down, the applications act as if the mouse pointer
> is what they're supposed to give priority to and proceed to either
> ignore my keystrokes or insist on moving the highlight to whatever item
> is under the mouse pointer (if there's even the slightest movement of
> the mouse).
This sounds like an interesting idea. However, I think that it would be
X11 that would have to do this since it controls the mouse and keyboard
when you are running in graphics mode.
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