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Create a cursor from an ICON

, 5 Jan 2011 CPOL 7.4K 3
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This tip is about creating a cursor from an icon
HICON hIcon = AfxGetApp()->LoadStandardIcon(IDI_INFORMATION);
ICONINFO iconinfo;				
GetIconInfo(hIcon, &iconinfo);
ICONINFO cursorinfo;
cursorinfo = iconinfo;
cursorinfo.fIcon = FALSE;
if(m_hCursor) // make sure m_hCursor the class member variable is initialzed to NULL 
m_hCursor = ::CreateIconIndirect(&cursorinfo);			
// must delete the created bitmaps due to GetIconInfo call
// Don't forget to destroy this cursor before application exiting



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GeneralIf you don't want the cursor hotspot to be at [x,y] == [0,0]... Pin
slposey11-Jan-11 11:53
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GeneralTrivial for someone as talented as you maybe, who has the wh... Pin
Mukit, Ataul10-Jan-11 18:39
memberMukit, Ataul10-Jan-11 18:39 
GeneralReason for my vote of 1 It's trivial! Why reprint the MSDN h... Pin
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GeneralRe: Does this code snippet exist on MSDN? Do you have a link? Pin
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