OpenSUSE 11.2 Display Settings Effect Mouse

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http://forums.opensuse.org – I'm still working with OpenSUSE 11.2, and gradually getting familiar with it. But here is a new one. My display settings are currently 800x600, which reads fine on a 22" wide monitor, but there are times when I have to go higher on resolution to do things like see a whole window (such as the one displayed by the software update manager). But when I try to increase the resolution to any other setting and it takes effect, the mouse pointer just disappears. I mean I can move the mouse around, and see when it crosses an icon because of the color shift that takes place, and if on a button I can activate it with the left button, but I cannot see the mouse pointer at all. If I wait out the timeout before the resolution reverts to the 800x600, the mouse will sometimes reappear at the lower setting, only sometmes it doesn't. I can't find any adjustment for the mouse at all, and when I search these forums, I find no mention of any post that deals with the mouse at all. Maybe someone else has had the same problem, or has some idea of how to get the mouse to show at any and all resolutions, large enough to be seen, but not so large as to get in the way. (Distributions)