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5-Minute-Snack: Hiding or changing the mouse cursor system-wide

At first look, this might seem like a very easy task. Especially, when you simply want to hide the mouse cursor, you will find the method 

in the Windows API.

Simply state…

..and the mouse cursor disappears. Or does it? 

Building a very simple demo application using the VCL teaches you something totally different: The cursor is hidden whenever your form is the top-most form,

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