Create a static cursor from a Web image
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We recommend to learn more aboutcursors before following this tutorial
The Web is a great place to find images. In this tutorial we'll see different methods to retreive a web image and load it in CursorWorkshop. Once the image is loaded, you can easily create a static cursor from it (see Create a static cursor from an image)
Downloading the image in CursorWorkshop using its URL
3. Back in CursorWorkshop: In the Recently
Used zone (in the main toolbar), paste the image URL, hit Enter.
Choose File/Download or press Ctrl+D. Paste the image URL and click OK.
4. The image is downloaded (a progress window is displayed for a few seconds):
5. The image is opened in a document window.
7. Now you can create your cursor from this image. Follow this tutorial from Step 3: Create a static cursor from an image
Open an Internet Browser window in CursorWorkshop: File/New/Internet Browser or press Ctrl+B. Navigate on Internet until the page is displayed.
3. The image is opened in a document window.
5. Now you can create your cursor from this image. Follow this tutorial from Step 3: Create a static cursor from an image
Opening a web image using the Clipboard
4. The image is opened in a new document window.
When you use the clipboard to retreive an image the transparency is lost. As a result, the image is opaque.
5. Using the following tutorial, you can easily transform the white background to transparency: Add Transparency to an Opaque Image.
6. Now you can create your cursor from this image. Follow this tutorial from Step 3: Create a static cursor from an image
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