Microsoft KB Archive/104496

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Mouse Pointer Does Not Line Up with What Is Being Drawn

Mouse Pointer Does Not Line Up with What Is Being Drawn


The information in this article applies to:

 - Microsoft Publisher for Windows, versions 2.0, 2.0a


When using Microsoft Mouse version 8.2, 9.0 or 9.01, the cross-hair
cursor in Publisher 2.0 will not align with what is being drawn on the
screen if the pointer size is set to medium or larger. (This includes
a text frame or any other graphical selection).


If you choose the medium- or large-size pointer in Mouse Manager or in
the Mouse section of Control Panel, the center point of the cross-hair
mouse pointer will not align with the object being drawn on the


Steps to Reproduce Problem

1. Open the Windows Control Panel. Double-click the Mouse icon.

2. Select Medium or Large under Size. Click OK.

3. Start Publisher 2.0 and choose Blank Page.

4. Draw a rectangle. Note that the cross-hair pointer will not line up
   directly with what is being drawn.

Additional query words: 2.00 mspub mouse pointer hot-point tip small
2.00a crossbar