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Make the mouse disappear in some apps
Authored by: rbrough on Jul 13, '06 10:18:35AM

It sort-of works for me...

The mouse disappears alright, but the window scrolls up to the top (for example, tried while reading the hint on the MacOS X Hints front page, the mouse disappeared but I was back at the top of the page). Only tried this in FireFox 1.5.0.4.

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Make the mouse disappear in some apps
Authored by: rofl on Jul 13, '06 10:38:39AM

It's the standard behaviour for the cursor in front of text areas, if you move the text area with the up/down/left/right/space/shift-space key, the cursor will be hidden.
This is standard since OS 7 or earlier...

So if you read and scroll with the keyboard, no cursor is blocking your sight.

-rofl



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Make the mouse disappear in some apps
Authored by: RussellK on Jul 13, '06 12:59:13PM

<spacebar> is a well-documented way of scrolling a window (i.e., within a web browser) down by a set increment (usually equal to one "page" of your window). Adding a <shift> to this keyboard command is like pressing <shift> while <tabbing> through fields in most apps...it simply reverses the direction (up instead of down).



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