How do I set the position of the mouse cursor from a Console app in C#?
Inside your console application, add a reference to System.Windows.Forms.dll and use the other techniques you've read about. The choice of console vs windows exe only impacts the PE header (and maybe the default code template, but you can hack that trivially); you can still use the full framework in a console exe.
The mouse you want to control is in windows, not the console.
You can simply assign to
However, in a console application you will need to add references to the WinForms assemblies because console application projects do not include references to WinForms by default.
You will need to add
System.Drawing, the latter to gain access to the
This is an old thread, but for the sake of completion it can be done this way...
use System.Runtime.InteropServices; [DllImport("user32.dll")] static extern bool SetCursorPos(int X, int Y);
then in method whatever position you wish e.g.