KSSelectionBorder is a fairly small class for drawing the outline & handles Apple uses to represent selections in many of their apps (e.g. iWork and Interface Builder)
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- ESCursors, included as a submodule
Definitely works as far back as OS X v10.5, maybe further
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ESCursors.m to your project. Ideally, make this repo a submodule, which in turn includes ESCursors as a submodule. But hey, it's your codebase, do whatever you feel like.
In your code, instantiate
KSSelectionBorders as needed and ask them to draw. A variety of instance methods are also provided to figure out precisely where and how to draw, and the cursor for resize handles.