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Find the vanishing Photoshop cursor Apps
This one is pretty simple, but very easy to overlook. When using Photoshop, especially on small laptop screens, the cursor often just seems to "vanish" into thin air -- this is possibly due to LCD screen redraw lag, or just because the 'accurate' form of the various cursor types tend to be very small.

So, when trying to position the cursor accurately, just hold down the Space Bar for a second, and the cursor, wherever it is on the screen, will switch to a relatively large 'hand' icon. That's usually enough of a visual hint to be able to reposition it to where you want it, so you can switch to another tool, crop, marquee, or brush, and get on with your work.

This sure saves on eyestrain -- and that's a good thing!
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Find the vanishing Photoshop cursor
Authored by: mikedw on May 14, '08 04:33:52PM
To make the cursor larger all the time, simply go to System Preferences >> Universal Access >> Mouse & Trackpad >> Cursor Size.

I find the default cursor on the MBP far too small and this little function fixes it very nicely.

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Or get Mouse Locator
Authored by: borgendorf on May 29, '08 04:41:34PM
I still use the excellent Mouse Locator (a Mac OSX Hints "Pick of the Week") to make my mouse light up with customizable graphics whenever it has been idle for more than a minute. You can also hook up a system-wide hotkey.

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