Mac os x mouse pointer disappears

This should prompt the cursor to reappear.

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If you have a third-party screensaver installed such as one which plays a looping video or special effect , try disabling it or choosing a default screensaver option. Try disabling these by:. Is your mouse cursor randomly disappearing in High Sierra? Whatever the case, here are a few suggestions you can try to fix, or alleviate the problem: Disable any third-party screensavers If you have a third-party screensaver installed such as one which plays a looping video or special effect , try disabling it or choosing a default screensaver option. Re-size the cursor using Accessibility Settings To do this: Open the System Preferences app.

Select Accessibility.

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Click Display in the sidebar. I'm having the same problem. That's super annoying and ruin the whole process. If someone finds a workaround, please share.

Resolving the Mystery of a Disappearing Mouse Cursor in Mac OS X

This sadly breaks the screenshot cursor. This also causes the pointer movement to slow down when the cursor has to change rapidly, for example when moving across a paragraph of text vertically. But hey, at least the cursor isn't invisible.

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Thank you very much liekki , even small increase of cursor makes the job. At least can continue to work. Hope it gets fixed very soon! Thanks liekki Just to add, I found that you can get the screenshot cursor back if you increase the cursor further. See screenshot.


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After struggling with this for a few hours, nice I am not alone. Filled in a bug with apple Thank you for the tip.

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I confirm, issues on monitor plugged using HDMI. Works fine on MacBook Pro Display. When SublimeText bg is lighter, the cursor shows up. The same issue occurs with ITerm. For iTerm I also found that there's a settings on advanced that's called "User system cursors" or something that actually makes it work too. Also fixed by slightly increasing the cursor, as zurnet said above - unnoticeable difference on screen but no longer disappears. Thanks guys! Still a problem on Build I feel like it could be a Mac OSX issue?

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Confirming this is an issue for me in macOS Filed a bug with Apple as so many others have. Very disappointing to see no response or prompt action from Apple's team. Seems fixed to me on I have the issue at work but not at home. Using I think it has something to do with the refresh rate. USB-C device might not provide enough resolution. Forgot the screen I use at home might be a LG.

I don't have an issue with Iterm at work though.

How to fix a disappearing cursor in High Sierra

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