A Microsoft Windows Demo
Nobuya "Higgy" Higashiyama
Copyright (C) Nobuya Higashiyama 1990.
All rights reserved.
Disclaimer and License
YOUR FIRST USE OF THIS SOFTWARE CONSTITUTES AGREEMENT TO THE FOLLOWING
PROVISIONS. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THEM, PLEASE DO NOT USE THIS
EyeCon is a copyrighted, proprietary program offered "as is", without
any warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose,
performance, or otherwise; all warranties are expressly disclaimed. By
using EyeCon, you agree that the author will not be liable for any use
of (or inability to use) or performance of this product, or for any
This software is being distributed as a Freeware. You may use this
program freely. You may also copy and distribute this program, as long
as all the files are distributed intact in a single archived file. You
may not sell this program, and you may charge only nominal fee for
distribution not exceeding $5.00 a copy.
I would appreciate any bug reports, comments or suggestions. Please
contact me at:
US Mail: Nobuya Higashiyama
642-D Residenz Parkway
Kettering, OH 45429
Phone: (513) 293-9320
Internet: [email protected]
EyeCon is an implementation of "xeyes" distributed with X-Windows window
manager system on UNIX workstations. It features an icon with a pair of
eyes that follow the mouse cursor wherever it goes.
EyeCon was written as an exercise in MS Windows programming. Your
comments and suggestions will be greatly appreciated. Thank you!
Version 1.0 - Original Release.
Version 3.0 - Ported to Windows 3.0.
Version 3.1 - Internal improvements were made which requires less
system overhead. You'll also probably note that the
movement of the eyes is noticeably smoother.
Version 3.2 - Two new features were added:
1. Internal icon was added.
2. "Sleep" feature was added. After 60 seconds of mouse
inactivity, one of the eyes will shut (fall asleep).
After another 60 seconds, both eyes will shut.
Moving the mouse will open the eyes again.
Sleep interval can be configured by adding the
following lines in the WIN.INI file:
The variable "Timer" specifies the time interval (in
seconds). In the above example, after 25 seconds of
inactivity, one of the eyes will shut; after another
25 seconds, both eyes will shut.
Using the configuration "Timer=0" will keep the eyes