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mouse trails

The creation of repeating, trailing images of the pointer when it moves across the screen in order to make it more visible on passive matrix screens. See submarining.

Mouse Trails
On a passive matrix screen, mouse trails are left when an object, such as this pointer, is moved quickly across the screen.


The temporary visual loss of the cursor when it is moved rapidly on a passive matrix display screen. The faster response times of active matrix screens eliminate submarining. See passive matrix, LCD types and mouse trails.

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