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suggestion: add an option for enlarging the mouse cursor

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hello, i would like to make a suggestion:

recently, when I am working on paint.net software, I always find the mouse cursor is very small and nearly invisible. I also can't find it unless I move the cursor to the edge/corner so that I can see the window's default big arrow mouse cursor again so then I know where is the cursor. 

It will be best to add an option for making the cursor bigger?




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On 12/6/2018 at 3:51 AM, BoltBait said:

The first thing you might try is to switch to dark theme.


I find it much easier to track the cursor when using the dark theme.


Click the gear :Settings: then select the dark theme.


Thank you the tip!  I use paint.net daily, and I've recently bought a new larger monitor, but since then the cursor is sometimes impossible to see, especially if I'm working then move away from the screen for a few minutes.  The dark theme will help me a LOT!  So, thank you for the tip, I really appreciate it :biggrin:

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If you're using high DPI, you can also try installing the 4.1.7 preview build -- I've reworked it so that cursors will be larger at non-integral scaling levels such as 125%, 150%, 175%.



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Thank you, I will try it out.  I've just realised, you're the developer of Paint.Net... Thank you for such an amazing program!  I actually use it more than any other editing software, including Photoshop.  It's quite unbelievable that you offer it for free.. Not that I'm complaining of course!



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