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* How to Change the Appearence of the Crosshair (System Variable CURSORMODE)
Posted by Christian Kramer on 2019-06-11 07:08

You can change the appearance of the pointer (also named crosshairs) in the graphics area via the OPTIONS command in the page "System Options" under Graphics AREA. See also the attached image

Alternatively you can change the appearance of the pointer over the system variable CURSORMODE. Please enter CURSORMODE at the command line and press the key.

The possible values are

0
The pointer displays as crosshairs showing the negative parts of the X-, Y-, and Z-axis shorter. At the origin of the crosshairs, the GravityBox displays. If CURSORSIZE is 100, the crosshairs cross the entire screen.

1
The pointer displays as mouse cursor with an arrow and a box when no command is active. When a command is active and prompts to specify a point, distance, or angle, the pointer displays as crosshairs with equal lengths on the positive and negative parts of the X-, Y-, and Z-axis.

2
The pointer displays as crosshairs with equal lengths on the positive and negative parts of the X-, Y-, and Z-axis, be it that a command is active or the running command prompts to specify a point, distance, or angle.



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