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Mouse on the second screen….


Jul 24 2007 | 10:52 pm

I’ve created a window that I make go fullscreen on my second monitor. I’d like to not accidentally have the mouse display if I go over too far on it. Is there any way to control this in jitter?

Other programs that take over the second monitor do not seem to even allow me to go there, but I’d be happy just to have the cursor behind if possible.

Thanks!
Rick

Jul 24 2007 | 11:35 pm

look at the pupdate message to max, documented in the max46topics pdf.

Jul 25 2007 | 1:28 am

Are you suggesting that I keep track of where the pointer is and if it tries to go into an area outside the main window that I should use pupdate to bring it back into the main window?


Dan
Jul 25 2007 | 2:03 am

You can also hide the cursor if it goes off the screen with a combination of mousestate, jit.displays and the message "; max hidecursor" and "showcursor".

Jul 25 2007 | 6:15 am

On 25 juil. 07, at 00:52, Rick Burnett wrote:

>
> I’ve created a window that I make go fullscreen on my second
> monitor. I’d like to not accidentally have the mouse display if I
> go over too far on it. Is there any way to control this in jitter?
>
> Other programs that take over the second monitor do not seem to
> even allow me to go there, but I’d be happy just to have the cursor
> behind if possible.

Look at jit.fullscreen in the ejies. It does that and as it’s an
abstraction, you can modify it easily for your own purpose.

Cheers,
ej

Jul 26 2007 | 3:30 am

what is ejies?

Jul 26 2007 | 7:39 am

On 26 juil. 07, at 05:30, Rick Burnett wrote:

> what is ejies?

LOL, you must be kidding;-) Have a look here:

http://www.e–j.com

ej

Jul 26 2007 | 1:55 pm

Haha! After I did a Google search late last night I found the website. Had no clue. Thanks for the help!!

:)


MJ
Jul 31 2007 | 7:16 pm

the ejeis are also new to me..

installed them , looks great

it asked for installing shortcuts
oh why not? i thought

but it removed the old shortcuts…..
had to put them back by using systemprefs
then the ejies shortcuts are gone …

Jul 31 2007 | 7:30 pm

On 31 juil. 07, at 21:16, MJ wrote:

> but it removed the old shortcuts…..
> had to put them back by using systemprefs
> then the ejies shortcuts are gone …

Sorry about that. It always sounded like it’s an Apple issue, which
makes that you can’t edit the shortcut with the system preference
afterward. You can modify the AddShorctut2Max.command and add your
own, it’s pretty straightforward.

Cheers,
ej

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