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Adjustable mouse cursor / crosshair by size, type and color


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Dear developer,

 

first of all, thank you for the great work! paint.net is one of the best tools out there - especially because it is easy to use and the ability to improve into more advanced editing, covering most of the use cases with a little bit of extra spice (and even adds features due addons).

 

But there is one thing that started to bother me over the years now more and more... and i reeeeeaaally hope that this  will be added some day:

 

An option in the settings to adjust the cursor / crosshair size or even type or color.

 

Over the last 20 years i have upgraded my workstation from 17" to 19" to 24" and most recently to two 27" displays. So whenever you open paint.net naked or you have a big canvas area around the actual picture, this is how it looks like:

 

Where is my cursor?
 

 

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(it's in the top area on the right)

 

This is what usually happens:

*lost track of cursor*

*moving mouse wildly* /fail

*trying to find the two little marks on the tapeline, start with top, continue with the left one* /fail

*again moving mouse wildly to the left to finally move it to my second screen, where i can find it at once*

*move the mouse slower followed by my eyes to the point of interest back to first screen*

<repeat at some point>

 

Also it get's even harder to see once you start moving the mouse.

 

Am i the only one suffering from this "issue"? Maybe there is already an option or addon to solve my problem? (buy glasses hah ;) )

 

Thank you for hopefully considering (and adding) this feature in the future. I will donate a little extra for this.

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On 7/11/2022 at 10:11 PM, BoltBait said:

Click the gear in the upper right corner of the main window ⚙️ and switch to dark mode.  See if that helps.

Thanks, i tried and will keep that. But i still hope that there will be some cursor options, as i do not like the dark mode at all.

 

On 7/11/2022 at 11:16 PM, Tactilis said:

Turn on Show location of pointer

I have thought about this before, but it is a global setting and it is kind of annoying whenever you use shortcuts and other programs.

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