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cursor

[kur′sər]
a moving marker or pointer on a computer monitor that indicates a position.

cursor,

n the pointer on a PC monitor or other display that indicates where the next character will be entered.
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Our new technology challenges the notion of what a cursor is and does," explained lead researcher Professor Tom[sz]s Dorta, of the university's School of Design.
In side-by-side demonstrations with rhesus monkeys, cursors controlled by the ReFIT algorithm doubled the performance of existing systems and approached performance of the real arm.
However, recent developments in eye- and head-tracking equipment, requiring only the use of the head to manipulate an onscreen cursor, have made computer use possible for people with any range of motion.
Although you can paint new icons from scratch, other functions allow you to extract or modify icons and cursors from inside existing programs and libraries, import/export most common image formats, capture from the screen or convert groups of images.
A foreshortening of arrowhead cursors would lead to a tendency to overshoot the target when the arrow points to the target and a tendency to undershoot when the arrow points away from the target.
CursorPower gives users the design tools to edit and modify the pointer, wait, text and sizing cursors that come standard with OS/2.
TELECOMWORLDWIRE-30 March 2007-Microsoft warns Windows users of animated cursor vulnerability(C)1994-2007 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.
VORTEX Accelerator transparently maintains open cursors and allows them to remain open.
CTI has designed custom firmware and circuitry to control a computer cursor, for Duraswitch's MagnaMouse(TM) multidirectional switch technology, and will market their product to Duraswitch licensees and provide ongoing sales support services for the licensees and their customers.
Comet Systems, developer of the Comet Cursor software, today announced an agreement which will provide access to Orbitz' flight and fare information to the tens of millions of Web surfers who use the Comet Cursor software.
The free memorial cursors can be downloaded at www.
Smart Cursors lets users change their plain arrow mouse pointer into a Dictionary Cursor, Encyclopedia Cursor, and Search Cursor.