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10.4: Remove the cursor's black rectangle in 10.4.8 System 10.4
More of an annoying bug report than a hint, but I searched for some time before fixing the issue.

After updating to 10.4.8, my cursor suddenly had an annoying black rectangle around it. The rectangle can be turned off by first turning on the System Preferences -> Universal Access -> Seeing tab. In the Zoom function area, select Options, and un-select "Show preview rectangle when zoomed out."

Just in case it is an installer bug and not just my setup.

[robg adds: This is apparently a fairly-common occurence, as Apple saw fit to create this kbase article about it. You will only be able to see the preview rectangle if you've specified a "maximum zoom" in the sliders at the top of the options panel.]
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10.4: Remove the cursor's black rectangle in 10.4.8
Authored by: danmannus on Oct 09, '06 08:13:35AM

Rob I think the rectangle appears when you are zoomed out only

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10.4: Remove the cursor's black rectangle in 10.4.8
Authored by: danmannus on Oct 09, '06 08:16:48AM

Belay that -what was I thinking?

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10.4: Remove the cursor's black rectangle in 10.4.8
Authored by: Nefelibata on Oct 09, '06 01:47:28PM

The awful black rectangle appeared in my iMac G5 when I installed the Mighty Mouse Wireless software, in Mac OS 10.4.7. I fixed it removing the Universal Accesss prefs.



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