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Posted on 2002-04-19
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Hi,

Is there any way to change the cursor look ?
I want to use a onclick to send using "POST", as oposed to
a hyperlink that uses the "GET".The only thing is that the
mouse cursor does not change when entering the area.
I would like to say something like onmouseon="change the
cursor look"

Thanks.
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by:lexxwern
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ya,
<input..........style="cursor:default;"/>

values for cursor
default
hand
*thats all i remember, http://blooberry.com

lexxwern
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I don't get it.
Say I have a function onmouseover="......."
What should I put there to change the cursor ?
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here.

<input type="text" value="" name="IdontCARE" style = "cursor: default;" />

theek hai?
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tested it this works no mouseover baloney...

-----------------------------------------

<html>
<head>
<title>Wild Mouse</title>
<style>
#clikme
{
cursor:hand;
}
</style>
</head>
<body>

<input type="submit" id="clikme" value="Click Here">

</body>
</html>

-----------------------------------------

JImS.
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They don't seem to work with a map.

<map name="themap">
<area ....>
<area ...>
</map>
How can I make the cursor, when the mounter enters an area, become a hand ?
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<IMG NAME="emp" SRC="image1.jpg" WIDTH="375" HEIGHT="245" BORDER="0" USEMAP="#ep">
<MAP NAME="ep">
<AREA SHAPE="rect" ALT="goto link1" COORDS="117,70,160,119" HREF="link1.html" style="cursor:hand">
<AREA SHAPE="rect" ALT="goto link2" COORDS="212,68,250,120" HREF="link2.html" style="cursor:hand">
<AREA SHAPE="default" nohref>
</MAP>
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The problem is that I do not want to use a href.
I use a form, with post.
I need to have some java script function that will trigger
on "onmouseover" or something like that.
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just the same with a few fixes,

<IMG NAME="emp" SRC="image1.jpg" WIDTH="375" HEIGHT="245" BORDER="0" USEMAP="#ep">
<MAP NAME="ep">
<AREA SHAPE="rect" ALT="goto link1" COORDS="117,70,160,119" HREF="javascript:formsubmit();" style="cursor:hand">
<AREA SHAPE="rect" ALT="goto link2" COORDS="212,68,250,120" HREF="javascript:formsubmit();" style="cursor:hand">
<AREA SHAPE="default" nohref>
</MAP>

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I think simi should take care of old Q's. Who knows all efforts here could also go for a  waste. no?
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And byt the way 25 points is less than the minimum of 50 pts for an easy Q.
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lexwern, thanks for your "advices" but I would really like to live without them. Please ignore my postings from now.I really do wish to had nothing to do with you. Thank you.
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well, i was the first to suggest css and gave a good example[which is the solution btw].
what i get........nothing


i ask you to close all the pending Q's
what i get........flames


Well, and about your GET|POST thing, it has nothing to do with style="cursor:hand;";

go ask the people you want to have something with, theyll say the same.


regards,
lexxwern
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lexx,
Effective post.  simi has deleted 3 and accepted one.  I will go back and review the deleted ones tomorrow.  In the mean time, look for your question in this topic area for your assistance in this topic area.

Computer101
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and the fact that i answered the question completely in my first comment itself?
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i would want appreciation from simi and not the mod.
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And i didn't like the flames too. ref:
1."lexwern, thanks for your "advices" but I would really like to live without them"

2." really do wish to had nothing to do with you"
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