Finding the cursor

Ilya Anfimov ilan at
Wed Oct 14 10:04:47 PDT 2015

On Wed, Oct 14, 2015 at 06:32:52PM +0200, Thomas L?bking wrote:
> On Mittwoch, 14. Oktober 2015 11:57:22 CEST, Ilya Anfimov wrote:
> > However,  exactly  enlarging cursor shape or changing it's color
> >is a tough task -- as there is no easy way to get current  cursor
> >in X11.
> Like eg. XFixesGetCursorImage(dpy), resp. xcb_xfixes_get_cursor_image_*

 Thanks. I've really forgot to check this extension (probably be-
cause I never liked it's idea).

 This should be usable just fine, despite  the  fact  that  rein-
stalling  old  cursor  as  newly-created pixmap cursor instead of
setting old CURSOR resource is a bit ugly.

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