[icq-devel] Tracking moues

ggr ggr at bak.rr.com
Fri Jan 3 00:27:11 CET 2003

1/2/2003 2:46:02 PM, Remy Lebeau <gambit47 at yahoo.com> wrote:

>You will probably need a global WH_MOUSE hook via the
>Win32 API function SetWindowsHookEx() implemented
>inside a DLL.
>The simplier alternative would be to simply call
>GetCursorPos() in a loop or separate thread and track
>when its current position changes.

Thanks, I will look into both of those, maybe a thread in the background watch the mouse cursor will do..
I want to keep my install clean (no dll's or bs)


>--- ggr <ggr at bak.rr.com> wrote:
>> How do I tell if someone moves the mouse (under
>> winNT/XP) while my program does not have focus?
>> I need to implement the auto away, but the
>> SetMouseCapture does not work the same in
>> winNT/XP as Win32.
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