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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.

-Joe.


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.
>>>
>>> Thanks,
>>>
>>> Alison
>>>
>>
>> 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
>> forget.
>
> The feature where a particular keystoke combo shows you the mouse location
> is a vendor feature of the the mouse.
>
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> Jim White
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