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How to change the shape of the crosshair/cursor?
Daniel R
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I'm trying to manually track a ball as accurately as I can and it would be great if I could change the shape of the cursor when marking it, namely from the default square with a crosshair to a circle with a crosshair. I suspect this should be a feature as I saw a different cursor shape being used in a tutorial video (screenshot attached). I'd greatly appreciate if anyone could fill me in on how to make my cursor look like the one pictured. Thanks.

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Re: How to change the shape of the crosshair/cursor? -
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Douglas Brown
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That round cursor is used when marking a key frame for the autotracker. I think it would be confusing to use it for manual marking as well. Also, balls in videos may have different sizes than any given round cursor and making a cursor with variable diameter would be difficult and only rarely used IMHO. So I'm afraid you're stuck with the square cursor for manual marking. Doug


> I'm trying to manually track a ball as accurately
> as I can and it would be great if I could change the
> shape of the cursor when marking it, namely from the
> default square with a crosshair to a circle with a
> crosshair. I suspect this should be a feature as I
> saw a different cursor shape being used in a tutorial
> video (screenshot attached). I'd greatly appreciate
> if anyone could fill me in on how to make my cursor
> look like the one pictured. Thanks.



Re: How to change the shape of the crosshair/cursor? -
Daniel R
2 Posts

Oh, I see. I still think it would be a neat option but I managed to jury-rig an easy solution for my case, so thankfully it turns out I didn't really need such a feature after all. Thank you for the reply!



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