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5.8. Cursors

There are quite a number of different mouse cursors available. Their names and graphics are shown here. The exact graphic may vary according to your operating system.

Table 4. Values of the cursor option

arrow cursor arrow man cursor man
based_arrow_down cursor based_arrow_down middlebutton cursor middlebutton
based_arrow_up cursor based_arrow_up mouse cursor mouse
boat cursor boat pencil cursor pencil
bogosity cursor bogosity pirate cursor pirate
bottom_left_corner cursor bottom_left_corner plus cursor plus
bottom_right_corner cursor bottom_right_corner question_arrow cursor question_arrow
bottom_side cursor bottom_side right_ptr cursor right_ptr
bottom_tee cursor bottom_tee right_side cursor right_side
box_spiral cursor box_spiral right_tee cursor right_tee
center_ptr cursor center_ptr rightbutton cursor rightbutton
circle cursor circle rtl_logo cursor rtl_logo
clock cursor clock sailboat cursor sailboat
coffee_mug cursor coffee_mug sb_down_arrow cursor sb_down_arrow
crcoss cursor cross sb_h_double_arrow cursor sb_h_double_arrow
cross_reverse cursor cross_reverse sb_left_arrow cursor sb_left_arrow
crosshair cursor crosshair sb_right_arrow cursor sb_right_arrow
diamond_cross cursor diamond_cross sb_up_arrow cursor sb_up_arrow
dot cursor dot sb_v_double_arrow cursor sb_v_double_arrow
dotbox cursor dotbox shuttle cursor shuttle
double_arrow cursor double_arrow sizing cursor sizing
draft_large cursor draft_large spider cursor spider
draft_small cursor draft_small spraycan cursor spraycan
draped_box cursor draped_box star cursor star
exchange cursor exchange target cursor target
fleur cursor fleur tcross cursor tcross
gobbler cursor gobbler top_left_arrow cursor top_left_arrow
gumby cursor gumby top_left_corner cursor top_left_corner
hand1 cursor hand1 top_right_corner cursor top_right_corner
hand2 cursor hand2 top_side cursor top_side
heart cursor heart top_tee cursor top_tee
icon cursor icon trek cursor trek
iron_cross cursor iron_cross ul_angle cursor ul_angle
left_ptr cursor left_ptr umbrella cursor umbrella
left_side cursor left_side ur_angle cursor ur_angle
left_tee cursor left_tee watch cursor watch
leftbutton cursor leftbutton xterm cursor xterm
ll_angle cursor ll_angle X_cursor cursor X_cursor
lr_angle cursor lr_angle