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I have installed macos high sierra and are using x-plane 10, 10.51

since download all controls on any plane has white square when using mouse pointer,

anyone know how to restore the original arrows and pointers when highlighting a flight control,


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answered by (46 points)
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Hi, This is easy. just go to system preferences, open accessibility go to display and increase the size of your mouse pointer by one increment.

Your welcome.
commented by (18 points)
Well done rleclare. Thank you now I can get back to unhindered flying.
commented by (46 points)
Your welcome friend, I thought my sim was ruined when High Sierra updated. It took a few days to figure it out but that's all it is.

I hope everyone gets the word.
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answered by (3.5k points)

Hi, in the menu "About/Instructions",

Make sure none of the 2 boxes are ticked :

commented by (27 points)
Thanks Amelingu

But where are these instructions. I have the same problem but for the life of me I can't find this anywhere.

commented by (3.5k points)

Hi, As I said, in the menu "About/Instructions".

The menu bar appears when you move the mouse cursor to the top of the screen.

commented by (18 points)
Hi Amelingu. Thanks for the response. These boxes highlight a flight control that can be adjusted and on my computer they highlight in a green colour. I have tried switching these boxes on and off but no change, still have a white box instead of the hand or arrow symbol when attempting to change a setting or click a button. Any help further to this would be appreciated. Thanks again. Kevin.
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Indeed, I suspected it might not be the answer.

Does it solve the problem if you revert to default settings? To do this, delete (or move for backup) the entire ...\X-Plane 10\Output\Preferences folder.
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Hi. I have tried deleting the preferences folder but unfortunately no change.