Setting a Cursor's Hot Spot (Image Editor for Icons)

 

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For the latest documentation on Visual Studio 2017, see Setting a Cursor's Hot Spot (Image Editor for Icons) on docs.microsoft.com. For the latest documentation on Visual Studio 2017, see Setting a Cursor's Hot Spot (Image Editor for Icons) on docs.microsoft.com. The hot spot of a cursor is the point to which Windows refers in tracking the cursor's position. By default, the hot spot is set to the upper-left corner of the cursor (coordinates 0,0). The Hotspot property in the Properties window shows the hot spot coordinates.

To set a cursor's hot spot

  1. On the Image Editor toolbar, click the Set Hotspot tool.

  2. Click the pixel you want to designate as the cursor's hot spot.

    The Hotspot property in the Properties window displays the new coordinates.

    System_CAPS_ICON_tip.jpg Tip

    Tool tips appear when you hover your cursor over a toolbar button. These tips can help you identify the function of each button.

For information on adding resources to managed projects, please see Resources in Applications in the .NET Framework Developer's Guide. For information on manually adding resource files to managed projects, accessing resources, displaying static resources, and assigning resources strings to properties, see Walkthrough: Localizing Windows Forms and Walkthrough: Using Resources for Localization with ASP.NET.

Requirements

None

Accelerator Keys
Icons and Cursors: Image Resources for Display Devices

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