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How to change default drag and drop cursor

  1. #1


    Posts : 3
    Windows 8.1

    How to change default drag and drop cursor


    i've noticed with several windows programs when i attempt to drag and drop, windows will display a simple unavailable cursor
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    or an allowed cursor
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    (respectively)
    this includes ms word and firefox
    does anyone know where the default cursors for this are?
    thanks in advance

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  2. #2


    Posts : 2,627
    win8.1.1 enterprise


    hello ,and welcome to eightforums ,
    ,I could be wrong ,but that looks like a cant be move here cursor ,not unavailable, simply put, you cant move item to the location you are trying to move it
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  3. #3


    Posts : 3
    Windows 8.1

    I'm sorry, you must have misunderstood my question


    my question is, how do i change the default drag and drop cursors displayed. for example i want to change the unavailable cursor to "unavailable.ani" in my custom theme
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  4. #4


    Posts : 2,627
    win8.1.1 enterprise


    yup I did misunderstand you ,sorry, I have no idea how to change it
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