Remote cursor location
jwatte at gmail.com
Wed Oct 7 17:27:50 BST 2009
Constantin Kaplinsky wrote:
>> When I request the cursor image, I don't know where to put it. I can
>> put it where the local user has his cursor, but in the case where the
>> local user is just viewing a remote user, this doesn't make sense,
>> because you really want to see the remote cursor. Still, it's much
>> more efficient to just send "cursor moved to X" than to send the
>> framebuffer equivalent of graphics updates.
> TightVNC supports such a pseudo-encoding called PointerPos:
> #define rfbEncodingPointerPos 0xFFFFFF18
> The x and y coordinates of the "pseudo-encoded" rectangle are
> interpreted as the coordinates of the cursor. Width and height fields
> are not used and should be 0.
Great! Thanks for the note.
Also, is there a document that describes how exactly the client and
server should behave when this encoding is turned on?
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