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VB6 : Need to make mousepointer change to hand when hover on combo box

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I need to make mousepointer change to hand when hover on combo box.

I could do this for command buttons since they have mouse move event

But the problem is, combo box does not support mouse move event.

Any ideas?
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Question by:rohaya
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by:ktaczala
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you can read some workarounds here.
http://www.vbforums.com/showthread.php?500021-Mouse-Over-Event-on-a-Combobox

I don't have VB6  although everyone says not available.
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by:rohaya
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Listbox is not an option. How about mouse move event which detects a location or something like that. I think I have have seen somewhere about it
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Why do you need MouseMove event?
    Combo1.MousePointer = vbCustom
    Combo1.MouseIcon = LoadPicture("e:\MyProg\VB6\Cursors\hand.cur")

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PS. As for tracking mouse/keyboard events systemwide - see my sample at http://www.freevbcode.com/ShowCode.asp?ID=1610
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by:rohaya
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I knew there would be genius out here which would give incredible suggestions.

Fantastic ! Thank you
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by:rohaya
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Fantastic ! Thank you
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by:Ark
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Glad I could help.
BTW, you can set MousePointer/MouseIcon properties in design mode as well
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