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Mouse cursor offset from "point of action"??

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(observed with MATLAB 2016b, on MAC OS)
I have a script that produces a GUI. Until last week I have not ever seen this problem, but now it happens every time I run the GUI.
To interact with the GUI I have to place the mouse cursor just a few centimeters above the point I'm supposed to click. If I move the window, the problem disappears => the mouse cursor corresponds to what I should click.
This happens with an attached screen to the laptop, but also just with the laptop.
While I can come around by moving the window, this is highly frustrating.
Any clues?

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Pierre Lanari
Pierre Lanari on 3 Jun 2022
I am not sure it is a macOS problem.
I am having the same problem when creating ROI, it appears at the wrong position. This occurs with my GUI if I use Matlab 2021a and 2021b (one monitor, various screen resolutions) with macOS 10.15.7. However, it works fine with Matlab 2020b and there is no shift.
In addition, I only have this problem with a GUI and not if I use a normal figure window.
Any help on that would be much appreciated.
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Carl on 18 Dec 2022
I'm also experiencing this issue, but I'm using Matlab 2020b. Is anyone aware of a workaround to move/modify the crosshairs to be in the correct position?

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Jan on 17 Mar 2017
Edited: Jan on 17 Mar 2017
This is a problem of the Macs (not of Matlab), which occurred repeatedly since 2012. Some users had success with changing the screen resolution.
Catherine Davey
Catherine Davey on 10 Jan 2023
Me too. The cursor position says 0 in a dimension that is clearly not 0.
Erica on 11 Sep 2023
Same issue here. On Windows with matlab R2023a. It causes issues when using brush and datatips in uiaxes in apps.

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