myPoint

1. Remove myPoint icon from the menu bar extras

By default, myPoint icon will be shown in menu bar extras.
This icon can be removed from the menu bar extras - a useful approach for low resolution monitors.
Open myPoint menu and click on the "General preferences" item.
Deselect the "Show myPoint icon in menu bar extras" checkbox.
Safety note:
If you are using hotkeys, please remember the "Toggle icon visibility" hotkey - it's the fastest way to return myPoint in menu bar extras.
Default combination is ⇧⌃⌥⌘ Space.

2. Open myPoint panel when myPoint icon is removed from the menu bar extras

In this case, myPoint panel can be shown in two ways:
  • Relaunch myPoint (while it is already running in the background) from the Applications folder.
  • Or use the "Open myPoint panel" hotkey (default: ⌃⌥⌘ P):

3. Return myPoint icon in menu bar extras

The icon can be shown in two ways:
  • Open myPoint panel:
    • Relaunch myPoint from the Applications folder.
    • Or use the "Open myPoint panel" hotkey (default: ⌃⌥⌘ P).
    And select the "Show myPoint icon in menu bar extras" checkbox:
  • Or use the "Toggle icon visibility" hotkey (default: ⇧⌃⌥⌘ Space).

4. Hide tools when mouse pointer is invisible

The advanced text processing software hides the mouse cursor when the text is edited. myPoint can track mouse visibility so the Locator and Halo will not obscure the edited text.
  • Open myPoint panel.
  • Select the Halo and Locator checkboxes under the "Hide tools when mouse pointer is invisible" label. Now myPoint will respect the visibility of the mouse pointer.
  • Deselect the Halo and Locator checkboxes. Now myPoint will keep its tools visible regardless of the visibility of the mouse pointer.

5. Advanced mouse tracking

Some third party software changes mouse position without broadcasting all mouse events.
In such a case, you can select the "Advanced mouse tracking" checkbox, so myPoint will try to workaround.
Note: This feature will increase the CPU load. So avoid it on laptops.
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