My Windows XP standard mouse control panel has the option to
"Show location of pointer when I press the CTRL key" and when enabled it
will flash a circle around it. Don't know if that's in 98 or 2000 or not.
On 9/22/04 3:53 PM, "Jim White" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> On Wed, 22 Sep 2004, Alison Pechenick wrote:
>>> Hello all,
>>> I just had someon ask if there is a quick keystroke to place one's
>>> cursor mid-screen.
>>> I know we all just move the mouse/touch pad action around a bit, until
>>> we can find it, but it's actually not always so easy for some folks, for
>>> a variety of legitimate reasons.
>>> I'll also suggest the use of a different, more visible cursor, but
>>> thought I'd ask.
>> I'm not sure of a keystroke, but Windows sometimes has an option to flash
>> the cursor when you press Ctrl+Space. You'll have to find it in the mouse
>> control panel, and it might only be a trackpad vendor-specific thing, I
> The feature where a particular keystoke combo shows you the mouse location
> is a vendor feature of the the mouse.
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