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Re: Platform Independant Cursors

From: isoma <isoma@compsoc.man.ac.uk>
Date: Thu, 3 Feb 2000 18:22:30 +0000 (GMT)
cc: www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.21.0002031815560.14001-100000@mrbusy.compsoc.man.ac.uk>
On Tue, 1 Feb 2000, Chatragadda Sunil Kumar wrote:

>1. Is there any platform independant mechanisms to implement new CSS3
>   cursors. I mean to ask they should work on Windows as well as unix
>   flavours.

PNG would be favourite because of its support for true alpha channels.

It wouldn't work that well on platforms like Unix / X11R3 which don't
support cursors with more than one bit of transparency information.

>2. How about adding new cursors to IE5+ browsers with out access to the 
>   source code. Need to write a plug-in ?
>3. How to disable the system cursor and show my cursor as behavioral 
>   extensions to a structural element. My behavior is a dhtml component.

mailto:isoma@compsoc.man.ac.uk - +447980408788 - Tim Bannister
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