ShowCursor

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This function is used to show or hide a player's cursor.

[[{{{image}}}|link=]] Note: Regardless of the cursor state you set using this function, the cursor will always be visible while the menu, the chatbox input line or the console are active, or if another resource has called this function.

Syntax

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Server
bool showCursor ( player thePlayer, bool show, [ bool toggleControls = true ] )

Required Arguments

  • thePlayer: The player you want to show or hide the cursor of.
  • show: A boolean value determining whether to show (true) or hide (false) the cursor.

Optional Arguments

NOTE: When using optional arguments, you might need to supply all arguments before the one you wish to use. For more information on optional arguments, see optional arguments.

  • toggleControls: A boolean value determining whether to disable controls whilst the cursor is showing. true implies controls are disabled, false implies controls remain enabled.
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Client
bool showCursor ( bool show, [ bool toggleControls = true ]  )

Required Arguments

  • show: A boolean value determining whether to show (true) or hide (false) the cursor.

Optional Arguments

NOTE: When using optional arguments, you might need to supply all arguments before the one you wish to use. For more information on optional arguments, see optional arguments.

  • toggleControls: A boolean value determining whether to disable controls whilst the cursor is showing. true implies controls are disabled, false implies controls remain enabled.

Returns

Returns true if the player's cursor was shown or hidden successfully, false otherwise.

Example

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This example shows the cursor for a player named "Dave", then outputs a message if it was shown successfully.

local thePlayer = getPlayerFromName ( "Dave" )              -- get the player named Dave
if thePlayer then                                           -- if we got him
    showCursor ( thePlayer, true )                          -- make his cursor show
    if isCursorShowing ( thePlayer ) then                   -- did it show?
        outputChatBox ( "Cursor is now showing for Dave." ) -- print a message to the chat box
    end
end
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Client

This example shows the cursor all the time

showCursor ( true ) -- Shows cursor
showCursor ( false ) -- Doesnt Show Cursor


See Also