How to use the extension
Installing «Cursor Style» extension
To add the extension to your browser, follow the link in the Google Chrome ™ official Web Store and click Install button.
Be sure to confirm the installation by clicking "Install Extension" in the pop-up dialog box.
An extension icon will appear in the upper right corner of the browser.
How to use the extension?
Make sure you use the "Cursor Style" extension on all the pages except the Chrome Web Store, Google internal pages, and the Chrome home page, as Google’s policy prohibits the use of custom cursors on these pages.
To activate the menu and change the mouse cursor, click on the “Cursor Style” extension icon located on the Chrome toolbar. A popup will appear.
Go to the popup window and select the cursor you like by clicking on it. In the same way, you can select any other cursor in the list. To select animated cursors, go to the "Animated" tab. Remember that the cursor works on all sites except the Chrome Web Store, Google internal pages, and the Chrome home page.
To resize the cursor, use the slider by moving it to the right - to increase the size, or to the left - to reduce it.
You can completely disable the “Cursor Style” extension by pressing the “ON / OFF” button, all the last settings are saved, and after switching it ON you do not have to re-select the desired cursor or settings.
To increase the quality of the cursor image, activate the "HD mode" by clicking on the corresponding slider.
After activating the HD mode, a section of animated cursors will become available.
ATTENTION! This setting works in test mode, if after activation of HD mode, your cursor does not work correctly - just turn off this mode.
How to add cursors from the site?
Click on the "More cursors" button in the main pop-up window of the "Cursor Style" extension or click on this link to open the catalog of cursor collections.
You can find all available cursors on the collection catalog page. Having found the cursor you like, click the "Add" button under it. The cursor will automatically be added to the extension menu.
Now you can open the extension pop-up menu and change the mouse cursor by selecting any of the newly added cursors from the collection catalog.
How to upload your own cursors
Open the extension pop-up menu by clicking the icon on the browser toolbar. Click the "Upload" button. The cursor loading interface will apear. The maximum permissible resolution of the downloaded image is 128 * 128 pixels, and the maximum file size is up to 100 Kb. We recommend to use images with a transparent background, for example .png.
After uploading the cursor and pointer, click the "Save" button - this will create a new cursor / pointer pair, after which it will appear in the cursor list of the main extension menu.
How to use cursors inside extension?
You have already learned how to add cursors to the list of the main extension menu. You can also remove cursors from the list. Just hover over it and click on the cross that appears above it. At any time, you can add cursors from the catalog again by clicking the "More cursors" button.
Any cursor you like can be added to the Favorites - this is convenient, because the list of favorites is displayed at the top of the main list. Hover over the cursor you like and click on the star above it. In the same way, you can remove the cursor from the favorites list.