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Disclosed is a modified cursor which incorporates a rotating band of colors or monochrome intensities, allowing the cursor to be easily located against any background.
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Cursor with Rotating Marquee Edge
a modified cursor which incorporates a rotating
band of colors or monochrome intensities, allowing the cursor to be
easily located against any background.
"marquee" border is added to the cursor through
simple hardware and/or software approaches.
A "marquee" consists of
a pattern of apparently rotating intensities or colors. In the main
embodiment, light and dark bands chase themselves around the
perimeter of the cursor. The figure illustrates
this idea applied to
an arrow-shaped cursor.
effect can be used as an indication of activeness
such as when several cursors are present on a screen, only the active
cursor will show the effect.
and/or intensity of the marquee effect can be varied
to provide information to the user, indicating such factors as
current system performance load. The
marquee effect can be turned
off momentarily to indicate a "working" or "input
Similarly, the marquee effect could be stuttered, momentarily
reversed, or otherwise varied to provide a positive, visual
indication of an action, such as a mouse click.
embodiments are possible, including a color version
in which the rainbow of colors rotates around the edge of the cursor
and a full-cursor version in which the entire cursor changes
intensity and/or color with a regular pattern,