changing mouse cursor

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    changing mouse cursor

    Hi

    I'm making a simple game with Open Gl And Windows. My game needs to be able to change the mouse pointer depending on where abouts it is but I cant find out how to do it. Please Help...:
    Heres what i've got:
    //boring code above/..
    GetCursorPos(&mpos);
    if (mpos.y < 5) //if mouse at top screen I want to change to arrow upwards
    {
    Y -= 0.25f; //move screen UP
    //here change mouse cursor to data/cursors/up_arrow.ico - or bmp.
    //I think i have to change wc.hCursor = LoadCursor(NULL, ???);
    }

    thanks for your help !

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    try the SetCursor() function:

    SetCursor(LoadCursor(NULL, IDC_IBEAM));

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    thanks but...

    I was meaning change the cursor to one in the file data/icons/test.ico. How do you load a cursor and then use it?

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