Under i3 I could change the mouse cursor icon by editing ~/.Xresources, is it possible to change the mouse cursor icon for Sway?

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From the man page of Sway :

       The following environment variables have an effect on sway:

       Specifies the name of the cursor theme to use.

I didn't try but that might be useful.

  • With this method, the default cursor theme still shows on window titles and on the status bar.
    – e18r
    Commented Apr 10, 2019 at 0:08

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