CSS Cursor Property

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CSS Cursor Property and its example ?

The cursor property in CSS controls what the mouse cursor will look like when it is located over the element in which this property is set. They are used essentially for UX - as they convey the idea of certain functionality.

Example:


Result:




There are different cursor property as follows −

Sr.No. Value & Description
1

auto

Shape of the cursor depends on the context area it is over. For example an I over text, a hand over a link, and so on...

2

crosshair

A crosshair or plus sign

3

default

An arrow

4

pointer

A pointing hand (in IE 4 this value is hand)

5

move

The I bar

6

e-resize

The cursor indicates that an edge of a box is to be moved right (east)

7

ne-resize

The cursor indicates that an edge of a box is to be moved up and right (north/east)

8

nw-resize

The cursor indicates that an edge of a box is to be moved up and left (north/west)

9

n-resize

The cursor indicates that an edge of a box is to be moved up (north)

10

se-resize

The cursor indicates that an edge of a box is to be moved down and right (south/east)

11

sw-resize

The cursor indicates that an edge of a box is to be moved down and left (south/west)

12

s-resize

The cursor indicates that an edge of a box is to be moved down (south)

13

w-resize

The cursor indicates that an edge of a box is to be moved left (west)

14

text

The I bar

15

wait

An hour glass

16

help

A question mark or balloon, ideal for use over help buttons

17

<url>

The source of a cursor image file


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