Q11085: Text Mode Problem with Mouse Version 3.00
Article: Q11085 Product(s): See article Version(s): 3.00 Operating System(s): MS-DOS Keyword(s): ENDUSER | buglist3.00 fixlist4.00 | mspl13_basic Last Modified: 11-OCT-1988 Question: Were there any known problems with Hercules graphics support with the mouse Version 3.00? When we use the routine reccommended by Hercules to get the mouse into graphics mode, we still get a text mouse when we use function 0 of the mouse library. Response: There is a problem in the mouse driver that is defaulting the text cursor to the hardware text cursor, instead of to the software text cursor. Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in Version 3.00. This problem was corrected in Version 4.00. There are two possible solutions for the problem: use only driver Version 4.00 or later, or insert a mouse function 10 call (Set Text Cursor) into the beginning of the application program, with the second parameter (M2%) set to 0 (select software text cursor).
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