Mousepointer in a textbox- picturebox vb6

I have a textbox in a moveable picture box and want to change the mousepointer to vbdefault when over the textbox.The picturebox is set to size(5) in properties, but it will not change to default


Private Sub txtNotes_MouseMove(Button As Integer, Shift As Integer, X As Single, Y As Single)
 txtNotes.MousePointer = vbDefault
End Sub


Private Sub picNotes_MouseMove(Button As Integer, Shift As Integer, X As Single, Y As Single)
   'move the picturebox
  If Button = vbLeftButton Then
    picNotes.Move picNotes.Left + (X - NoteDragX), picNotes.Top + (Y - NoteDragY)
  End If
End Sub

How to to this ?
picturebox
isnoend2001Asked:
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vb_elmarCommented:
Try this: (you have to choose ANY .cur file from your computer):
Private Sub Form_Load()
    txtNotes.MouseIcon = LoadPicture("C:\mycursor.cur")
    txtNotes.MousePointer = 99 '99=Custom Mousepointer
End Sub

Private Sub txtNotes_MouseMove(Button As Integer, Shift As Integer, X As Single, Y As Single)
 '''''txtNotes.MousePointer = vbDefault
End Sub


Private Sub picNotes_MouseMove(Button As Integer, Shift As Integer, X As Single, Y As Single)
   'move the picturebox
  If Button = vbLeftButton Then
    picNotes.Move picNotes.Left + (X - NoteDragX), picNotes.Top + (Y - NoteDragY)
  End If
End Sub

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isnoend2001Author Commented:
Thanks vb_elmar, but in looking at your code
I want the textbox to vbdefault not a custom cursor

 txtNotes.MouseIcon = LoadPicture("C:\mycursor.cur")
    txtNotes.MousePointer = 99 '99=Custom Mousepointer
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vb_elmarCommented:
Alternatively you can try this:
Private Declare Function SetParent Lib "user32" (ByVal hWndChild As Long, ByVal hWndNewParent As Long) As Long

Private Sub Form_Load()
    hWndChild = txtNotes.hWnd
    hWndNewParent = picNotes.hWnd
    SetParent hWndChild, hWndNewParent
End Sub

Private Sub txtNotes_MouseMove(Button As Integer, Shift As Integer, X As Single, Y As Single)
 '''''txtNotes.MousePointer = vbDefault
End Sub

Private Sub picNotes_MouseMove(Button As Integer, Shift As Integer, X As Single, Y As Single)
   'move the picturebox
  If Button = vbLeftButton Then
    picNotes.Move picNotes.Left + (X - NoteDragX), picNotes.Top + (Y - NoteDragY)
  End If
End Sub

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isnoend2001Author Commented:
Hi vb_elmar
I get an error see below
hWndChild = txtNotes.hwnd 'error variable not defined here
    hWndNewParent = picNotes.hwnd
    SetParent hWndChild, hWndNewParent
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Martin LissOlder than dirtCommented:
The picturebox is set to size(5) in properties
I don't know what the above means but this works.

Private Sub txtNotes_MouseMove(Button As Integer, Shift As Integer, X As Single, Y As Single)
    picNotes.MousePointer = vbDefault
End Sub


Private Sub picNotes_MouseMove(Button As Integer, Shift As Integer, X As Single, Y As Single)
    picNotes.MouseIcon = LoadPicture("C:\windows\cursors\move_m.cur")
    picNotes.MousePointer = 99 '99=Custom Mousepointer

   'move the picturebox
  If Button = vbLeftButton Then
    picNotes.Move picNotes.Left + (X - NoteDragX), picNotes.Top + (Y - NoteDragY)
  End If
End Sub

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isnoend2001Author Commented:
Thanks
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Martin LissOlder than dirtCommented:
I'm always glad when I can help.
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