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How to change a mouse cursor in an ActiveX control?

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How to change a mouse cursor in specific region of my ActiveX control?
When I chane cursor shape by using SetCursor() in OnMouseMove function I can see my new changed mouse cursor when it is motionless. During mouse move cusor is blinking.

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Question by:bartczak
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Use the OnSetCursor function - which is the MFC function corresponding to
WM_SETCURSOR. Everytime the mouse is moved - like OnMouseMove - this function is
called. In this function, you can use the SetCursor() with the handle to the cursor you want.
A small example:

BOOL CMyWindow::OnSetCursor(CWnd* pWnd, UINT nHitTest, UINT message)
{
  // TODO: Add your message handler code here and/or call default
  POINT      here;

  GetCursorPos(&here);
  ScreenToClient(&here);

  if( IsCursorInTheRightBox(here) && nHitTest==HTCLIENT) {
    HCURSOR hCur=AfxGetApp()->LoadCursor(IDC_MYCURSOR);
    SetCursor(hCur);
    return TRUE;
  }

  return CWnd::OnSetCursor(pWnd, nHitTest, message);
}
I hope that helped :)
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by:bartczak
ID: 1169839
Thank You very much Snoegler, it's working !!!
It is very good that there are people like YOU ;-)
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