myPoint

When you lose the mouse pointer - use myPoint tools

  • Mouse Locator: a momentary or permanent visual effect around the mouse pointer.
  • Mouse Halo: an image shown around or aside the mouse pointer.
  • Crosshair: on all monitors or only on monitor with mouse pointer.

When the mouse is hidden

  • Press the hotkey to show the mouse locator, thus visualizing the mouse position.
  • Or show the crosshair to get the exact mouse position.

When you read books or large documents

  • Select a wide glass reading line from the halo module.
  • Do the line few text rows high and almost transparent.
  • Place the line few rows below the current text row.
  • Read the text above the reading line, read through the line and few rows below the line.
  • Move the reading line few rows below the new current text row.
  • Try different wide glass lines from Reading lines section of online gallery.

When you work with large tables and charts

  • Select a thin reading line from the halo module.
  • Toggle the halo on and off by hotkey or myPoint menu.
  • Use the crosshair if you should emphasize row and column or mouse position.
  • Play with crosshair's transparency and cleared space around the mouse.
  • Our customer recommends: “Disable javascript crosshairs and use myPoint on the web”.

When you write documents and not look often at screen

  • A discrete momentary assistant.
    • Use momentary mouse locator: animated or static.
    • Set the visibility period about 1 second.
    • Set locator activation on mouse move after inactivity period around 10 seconds.
  • Or an obtrusive permanent assistant.
    • Static mouse locator.
      • Unselect the “Locator" checkbox under the "Hide tools when mouse pointer is invisible" label in General view.
      • Select "Do nothing" radio button under the "Locator action on mouse click" label in Locator activation view.
    • Or an appropriate halo.
      • Unselect the “Halo" checkbox under the "Hide tools when mouse pointer is invisible" label in General view.
    • Or crosshair.
    • Tune up the transparency to get the best experience.

When you align objects on the screen

  • Use the crosshair – toggle it by hotkey or myPoint menu.
  • Use halos from Rulers section of halo gallery: Protractor; decimal & binary crosshairs; grills.
  • Use horizontal & vertical rulers from preinstalled halos.

When you work with multiple misaligned monitors with different resolution

  • Use momentary mouse locator: animated or static.
    • Set the visibility period about 1 second.
    • Select “When mouse is crossing between screens” checkbox.
  • Or an obtrusive permanent assistant.
    • Static mouse locator.
      • Unselect the “Locator" checkbox under the "Hide tools when mouse pointer is invisible" label in General view.
      • Select "Do nothing" radio button under the "Locator action on mouse click" label in Locator activation view.
    • Or an appropriate halo.
      • Unselect the “Halo" checkbox under the "Hide tools when mouse pointer is invisible" label in General view.
    • Or crosshair.
      • Select “On mouse screen only” checkbox.
    • Tune up the transparency to get the best experience.

In classroom or on presentation

  • Prepare a permanent mouse locator.
    Use it to highlight a point at the screen.
    • Select the “Static ring” radio button.
    • Set red color.
    • Set locator activation by a modifier key – ability to work with one hand.
  • Prepare a halo set.
    • Large thick red reading line to underline text or table row.
    • Small sized wide glass reading line without transparency to emphasize separate words.
    • Big red arrow to emphasize a point.
    • Thick red crosshair to point at table rows and columns.
    • Thick red circle if you prefer not to change current mouse locator.
    • Prepare hotkeys to cycle and toggle halos or use myPoint menu.
  • Prepare the crosshair.
    It's useful for diagrams and charts.
    • Make it thick
    • Set red or other vivid color.
    • Tune up the transparency.

Show your logo aside or around the mouse

  • Create a new custom halo.
  • Select your logo or mascot picture.
  • Tune up size, transparency, offset.
  • Decide to include in current halo set or just set it as current halo.
  • Set mouse locator with your company or organization colors.

Fun time

  • Set mouse locator with some vivid colors.
  • Prepare a halo set with some of our arts.
  • Create custom halos with your fun pics and add them in current halo set.
  • Change halos with hotkey or from myPoint menu.

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