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ShowCursor function

Displays or hides the cursor.

Syntax


int WINAPI ShowCursor(
  _In_  BOOL bShow
);

Parameters

bShow [in]

Type: BOOL

If bShow is TRUE, the display count is incremented by one. If bShow is FALSE, the display count is decremented by one.

Return value

Type: int

The return value specifies the new display counter.

Remarks

This function sets an internal display counter that determines whether the cursor should be displayed. The cursor is displayed only if the display count is greater than or equal to 0. If a mouse is installed, the initial display count is 0. If no mouse is installed, the display count is –1.

Requirements

Minimum supported client

Windows 2000 Professional [desktop apps only]

Minimum supported server

Windows 2000 Server [desktop apps only]

Header

Winuser.h (include Windows.h)

Library

User32.lib

DLL

User32.dll

See also

Reference
ClipCursor
GetCursorPos
SetCursor
SetCursorPos
Conceptual
Cursors

 

 

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