GNOME 2.0 Desktop for the Solaris Operating Environment Accessibility Guide

To Configure the Mouse Pointer

The following sections describe how to modify the display characteristics of the pointer.

To Change the Pointer

To select the type of pointer that is displayed on the desktop, perform the following steps:

  1. Click on the Cursors tab in the Mouse Preferences dialog.

  2. Select one of the following themes from the pointer themes that are listed in the Cursor Theme list box:

    • Default Cursor

      Displays the default black pointer.

    • White Cursor

      Displays a white pointer that is the same size as the default pointer.

    • Large Cursor

      Displays a large black pointer.

    • Large White Cursor

      Displays a large white pointer.

  3. To change the pointer theme, you must log out of your session and log in again.

To Stop the Cursor Blinking

To stop the cursor blinking in text boxes and fields, perform the following steps:

  1. Choose Applications -> Desktop Preferences -> Accessibility -> Keyboard to start the Keyboard Accessibility preference tool.

  2. Click on the Repeat Key Preferences button. The Keyboard Preferences dialog is displayed.

  3. In the Keyboard tabbed section, deselect the Blinks in text boxes and fields option.