Re: Cursor Control in MFC
Change your cursor in OnSetCursor instead of handling it in OnLButtonDown.
Here are more details:
You can also use CWaitCursor, if that suits your needs.
Ajay Kalra [MVP - VC++]
"C Hill MBSC" <CHillMBSC@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
In 1994 I used the code from Kruglinski to change the cursor to an hour
glass (see below). This does not seem to work in Visual C++ 2003.NET using
MFC. The cursor changes back to what it was, immediately, unless you put a
delay in it! Not very good! Any suggestions from the Visual C++ Team?
// CursorControlView.cpp : implementation of the CCursorControlView class
#define new DEBUG_NEW
// Standard printing commands
// CCursorControlView construction/destruction
// TODO: add construction code here
BOOL CCursorControlView::PreCreateWindow(CREATESTRUCT& cs)
// TODO: Modify the Window class or styles here by modifying
// the CREATESTRUCT cs
// CCursorControlView drawing
void CCursorControlView::OnDraw(CDC* /*pDC*/)
CCursorControlDoc* pDoc = GetDocument();
// TODO: add draw code for native data here
// CCursorControlView printing
BOOL CCursorControlView::OnPreparePrinting(CPrintInfo* pInfo)
// default preparation
void CCursorControlView::OnBeginPrinting(CDC* /*pDC*/, CPrintInfo*
// TODO: add extra initialization before printing
void CCursorControlView::OnEndPrinting(CDC* /*pDC*/, CPrintInfo*
// TODO: add cleanup after printing
// CCursorControlView diagnostics
void CCursorControlView::AssertValid() const
void CCursorControlView::Dump(CDumpContext& dc) const
CCursorControlDoc* CCursorControlView::GetDocument() const // non-debug
version is inline
// CCursorControlView message handlers
void CCursorControlView::OnLButtonDown(UINT nFlags, CPoint point)
// TODO: Add your message handler code here and/or call default
// The next line is code taken from Inside Visual C++ (Kruglinski)
// This stop the cursor going back to what it was!
// P.S. Why does the cursor revert to an arrow ?
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