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This VI shows how you can set the cursor to busy, so it appears as an hour glass. This example also shows how to set the cursor to a custom cursor file.
It is possible to change the appearance of the mouse cursor with built in LabVIEW functions.
This functions can be handy if you want to give the user of your program feedback about the state of the application (busy) or point the user to special functions.
This VI demonstrates the ability to set the cursor to an hour glass or to a custom cursor.
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Additional Information or References
Note: You cannot use this example on RT targets (all cursor VIs are unsupported in LabVIEW 2016 Real-Time):
Real-Time Module on NI Linux Real-Time Targets - LabVIEW 2016 Real-Time Module Help - National Instruments
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