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I'm trying to set a new cursor instead of the default cursors of the system

ex: make the default arrow cursor is busy until a program starts

I've searched the forum and got this code

Global Const $OCR_APPSTARTING = 32650
Global Const $OCR_NORMAL = 32512
Global Const $OCR_CROSS = 32515
Global Const $OCR_HAND = 32649
Global Const $OCR_IBEAM = 32513
Global Const $OCR_NO = 32648
Global Const $OCR_SIZEALL = 32646
Global Const $OCR_SIZENESW = 32643
Global Const $OCR_SIZENS = 32645
Global Const $OCR_SIZENWSE = 32642
Global Const $OCR_SIZEWE = 32644
Global Const $OCR_UP = 32516
Global Const $OCR_WAIT = 32514

_SetCursor(@WindowsDir&"\cursors\aero_working.ani", $OCR_NORMAL)

Func _SetCursor($s_file, $i_cursor)
Local $newhcurs
$newhcurs = DllCall("user32.dll", "int", "LoadCursorFromFile", "str", $s_file)
DllCall("user32.dll", "int", "SetSystemCursor", "int", $newhcurs[0], "int", $i_cursor)
DllCall("user32.dll", "int", "DestroyCursor", "int", $newhcurs[0])


this code is good in changing the cursor from an external file

but can I change the cursor without using external files ( as in win XP there're no files for default cursors)

ex: change default system Normal arrow to AppStarting arrow directly


Thank you and Any help is very appreciated,

Edited by MAS

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