Re: Loading custom cursor

"AliR \(VC++ MVP\)" <AliR@online.nospam>
Tue, 13 May 2008 09:54:08 -0500
Delcare a variable in your CFENPGNEditorView class as follow:

class CFENPGNEditorView : public CView
    HCURSOR m_hCursor;

Initialize it to NULL in your constructor;

then in your OnInitialUpdate load a cursor and assign the handle to

void CFENPGNEditorView::OnInitialUpdate()

    m_hCursor = AfxGetApp()->LoadCursor (IDC_HANDOPEN);

Then catch the WM_SETCURSOR message and call SetCursor(m_hCursor) there.

BOOL CFENPGNEditorView::OnSetCursor(....)
    return TRUE;


"RAN" <> wrote in message


I want to load and display a custom cursor resource in my MDI-
I have:

void CFENPGNEditorView::OnInitialUpdate()

int c;
a = AfxGetApp()->LoadCursor (IDC_HANDOPEN);
c = ShowCursor(TRUE);

The a variable is set to a valid HCURSOR (i think, its not NULL) and
the c variable is set to 1.
Still the standard arrow cursor is displayed, what do i have to do to
make this the custom cursor?

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