Color support added to HW accelerated cursor

Alexander Gottwald
Tue Apr 27 13:05:00 GMT 2004

On Mon, 26 Apr 2004, Earle F. Philhower III wrote:

> Howdy Alexander,
> [From your CVS log]
>  > CreateIconIndirect sometimes creates an Icon instead of an Cursor. This 
> breaks
>  > the hotspot and makes the cursor unusable. Discard the garbled cursor and
>  > revert to simple b&w cursor.
> That's got to be one of the strangest things I've seen in a long time.
> I'll be damned if under W2K 16bpp modes on my Voodoo 3 cards the cursor
> comes back as "ficon=*TRUE*, x/yhot=*16*", but under WinXP it always
> returns as a proper cursor, no matter what the bpp.
> Have you got any idea what could be going on here?  That's a perfectly fine
> workaround you've put in to catch when the OS call silently fails, but I
> can't imagine what the root cause would be...

I'll check the MSDN Knowledge base. I bet it is documented there.

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