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Old 10-28-2007, 02:20 PM   #1
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Mouse pointer preferences tab gone?


Hi,

I'd like to change the pointer of my mouse:
System -> Preferences -> Mouse. I see a button and a motion tab, but no pointer tab.

thx
 
Old 11-02-2007, 05:42 PM   #2
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have you looked in the menu customize tab as you have probably deactivated it i don't know how you managed it but thats one of the first things i would look at.

hope i helped
 
Old 11-03-2007, 04:48 AM   #3
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have you looked in the menu customize tab as you have probably deactivated it i don't know how you managed it but thats one of the first things i would look at.
hope i helped
Thanks for your reply
I'm quite sure I did not change any such preference; where would I find it anyway? Not in the mouse preferences...

Cheers!
 
Old 11-10-2007, 07:02 AM   #4
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Found it: the mouse pointer preferences are not in System->Preferences->Mouse, but in System->Preferences->Customize->Pointers. I would call that hidden A shortcut to the pointers from Mouse would not be bad.
 
Old 06-26-2008, 02:32 PM   #5
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Found it: the mouse pointer preferences are not in System->Preferences->Mouse, but in System->Preferences->Customize->Pointers. I would call that hidden A shortcut to the pointers from Mouse would not be bad.
I am also trying to change my mouse pointer and I am using version 8.04. I may be a few months late to this posting however, nowhere is there an option called >Customize on my Preferences menu. I have looked everywhere to enable this menu item and it simply doesn't exist. Can someone please help with a non-cryptic explanation, as I am a new user?

Thanks
 
Old 07-24-2008, 11:21 PM   #6
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I am also trying to change my mouse pointer and I am using version 8.04. I may be a few months late to this posting however, nowhere is there an option called >Customize on my Preferences menu. I have looked everywhere to enable this menu item and it simply doesn't exist. Can someone please help with a non-cryptic explanation, as I am a new user?

Thanks
Hey, took me a little while to figure it out too.

Click System > Preferences > Appearance

Then select your current theme and click the Customize button at the bottom of the window.

The last tab on the new "Customize Theme" window that pops open is Pointer.

Hope that helps.
 
Old 07-25-2008, 02:04 PM   #7
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Hey, took me a little while to figure it out too.

Click System > Preferences > Appearance

Then select your current theme and click the Customize button at the bottom of the window.

The last tab on the new "Customize Theme" window that pops open is Pointer.

Hope that helps.
Many thanks for solving the mystery.
 
Old 11-14-2008, 07:38 PM   #8
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Hey, took me a little while to figure it out too.

Click System > Preferences > Appearance

Then select your current theme and click the Customize button at the bottom of the window.

The last tab on the new "Customize Theme" window that pops open is Pointer.

Hope that helps.
Thanks for the info Yaddoshi I spent 40 minutes looking for the means to change the pointer when I found your post!!
 
  


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