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 around or aside the mouse pointer.
  • Crosshair: on all monitors or only on the screen with the 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.
  • Make the line a 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 the 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.

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.
      • Deselect the “Locator" checkbox under the "Hide tools when mouse pointer is invisible" label in the General view.
    • Or an appropriate halo.
      • Deselect the “Halo" checkbox under the "Hide tools when mouse pointer is invisible" label in the 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 the 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 crosses between screens” and "When mouse hits screen borders" checkboxes.
  • Or an obtrusive permanent assistant.
    • Static mouse locator.
      • Deselect the “Locator" checkbox under the "Hide tools when mouse pointer is invisible" label in the General view.
    • Or an appropriate halo.
      • Deselect the “Halo" checkbox under the "Hide tools when mouse pointer is invisible" label in the General view.
    • Or crosshair.
      • Select the “On mouse screen only” checkbox.
    • Tune up the transparency to get the best experience.

In the classroom or on presentation

  • Prepare a permanent mouse locator.
    Use it to highlight a point on the screen.
    • Select the “Static momentary ring” radio button.
    • Set red color.
    • Set locator activation by a modifier key – an ability to work with one hand.
  • Select the "Show mouse buttons" checkbox.
    Use this new feature to visualize the activity of mouse buttons.
    • Select the “Buttons” checkbox to show pressed Left, Right, Middle, and Other mouse buttons.
    • Select the “Small ring” checkbox to draw a ring around the mouse cursor.
    • Select the “Blink at end” checkbox to notify when all buttons are released.
    • Tune the hotkey up to work with one hand.
  • Prepare a halo set.
    • A large thick red reading line to underline text or table row.
    • A 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 the current mouse locator.
    • Prepare hotkeys to cycle and toggle halos or use myPoint menu.
  • Prepare the crosshair.
    Use it for diagrams and charts.
    • Make it thick.
    • Set red or another vivid color.
    • Tune up the transparency.

Fun time

  • Tune the 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 the current halo set.
  • Change halos with hotkey or from myPoint menu.
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