Mouse cursor flickers when in compact style running on Vista

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Mouse cursor flickers when in compact style running on Vista

Post by cdysthe » Thu Jan 03, 2008 3:43 pm

Hi.

This only applies to when you run Avant in compact mode:

When you hover over the edge of the windows wanting to resize it the mouse cursor flickers which makes it hard use. Also, the cursor flickers in general when hovering over the UI, but only when run in compact mode. I'm not talking major movement/flickering, but enough to want me to switch to normal window. I have tested it on both a laptop and a desktop computer, so it doesn't seem to be related to the graphics card. Also, the problem gets worse the longer I run Avant. If I close and open it again the problem isn't as bad for a while.

I would like to add that this problem has been present since I started using Windows Vista, so it's not specific to the latest beta which I am running. However, it hasn't been fixed either so I post it here.
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Re: Mouse cursor flickers when in compact style running on Vista

Post by abfan123 » Fri Jan 04, 2008 12:30 pm

Hello,
Weird, Never had such problem. (I'm always using compact-style)
Does this happens when specific website is open?Are you trying to resize the Avant's main window, Or the tab's window?
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Re: Mouse cursor flickers when in compact style running on Vista

Post by cdysthe » Fri Jan 04, 2008 3:38 pm

abfan123 wrote:Hello,
Weird, Never had such problem. (I'm always using compact-style)
Does this happens when specific website is open?Are you trying to resize the Avant's main window, Or the tab's window?
It's most noticeable when hovering over the edges of the window which you typically do when you want to resize, but the flicker is present at all times when using compact style under Vista. Not so under XP. I will try to find a way to make a screen movie which shows it and post it here. It's really annoying and prevents me from using compact mode at all right now. Not a big loss though since there are no Avant skins which looks good in compact mode under Vista, but that's another story alltogether... :)
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Re: Mouse cursor flickers when in compact style running on Vista

Post by abfan123 » Sun Jan 06, 2008 8:34 am

The only problem I've experienced while trying to resize the tab is that it's title bar won't be resized.
But I can't seem to confirm the mouse flickers issue.
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Re: Mouse cursor flickers when in compact style running on Vista

Post by statm1 » Wed Jan 09, 2008 9:23 pm

Yea I can confirm this somewhat.. Avant can't be maximized and has to be in compact mode like cdysthe said. But, it only flickers for a split second when moving the mouse over the scroll bar to the edge of the window. Once you hover over the edge it doesn't flicker at all.

So, I rarely have Avant not maximized and even when I do which only a split second flicker it is not a problem for me.
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