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Moving mouse pointer over display edges to the opposing side?

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As a trackball user, it's a joy to ball around the display real estate. I recently added a third monitor to my setup, and somehow it would feel natural to just move the pointer to the right edge of the right-most display, and see it appear to the left edge of the left-most display. Same with top and bottom edges. A crude elaboration:


Some serious googling brought up nothing.
Can this be done?
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I've never seen or heard of a program that does this but I'm sure if you just look hard enough you'll find one. Good luck and I hope you find a way to do this.
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Edgeless or Multi Monitor Mouse

Never tried them, but just google for "wraparound mouse pointer" and such and you will find others.
Edited by blupupher - 8/15/11 at 12:08pm
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Edgeless or Multi Monitor Mouse

Never tried them, but just google for "wraparound mouse pointer" and such and you will find others.
Thanks. I tried both and several others, but none would work (some partly). However, you provided a non-native English speaker a search term I couldn't have come up with; "wrap".

Behold, it works beautifully:
http://www.autohotkey.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=37581

It's funny because my initial thought, before starting this thread, was "it's probably possible with AutoHotKey" but I couldn't find anything without "wrap"
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Aeonus View Post
Thanks. I tried both and several others, but none would work (some partly). However, you provided a non-native English speaker a search term I couldn't have come up with; "wrap".

Behold, it works beautifully:
http://www.autohotkey.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=37581

It's funny because my initial thought, before starting this thread, was "it's probably possible with AutoHotKey" but I couldn't find anything without "wrap"
Yeah.. I imagine it would be relatively simple. As soon as your mouse hits a certain resolution line (x, 1080) or (1920, y), the mouse would jump to (x, 0) or (0,y).
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Yeah.. I imagine it would be relatively simple. As soon as your mouse hits a certain resolution line (x, 1080) or (1920, y), the mouse would jump to (x, 0) or (0,y).
I'd imagine this setup would annoy non-tech-savvy people.


The trackball is set to max pointer speed, and all displays warp both horizontally and vertically. I'm actually having a hard time keeping track of the pointer myself, but I'll adapt.
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