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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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00 s, which was about three times longer than the time required for the subjects to navigate the mouse pointer through the maze using their hand.
Open a new Excel worksheet and place the mouse pointer in cell Al.
As a result, the system would then be unable to control the mouse pointer position in real time and would add cost to such processing power.
Click and drag your mouse pointer from the top of the graph to the x axis.
At the most basic, for instance, pressing the Control and S keys saves a file, preventing you from having to move the mouse pointer to the File menu and select Save.
Usually because some wacky background wallpaper, which obscures the icons, has been installed - making the mouse pointer impossible to locate.
SearchWin can provide extended file information by holding the mouse pointer over a file name in the found file list.
DON'T LOSE YOUR MOUSE DO you ever have trouble finding your mouse pointer on the screen?
When you click on a desired symbol, the menu disappears, revealing the crosshair (+) mouse pointer.
To run a program or load a file you simply click the mouse pointer on its icon.
Most of the mice are the glide-point type which uses an eraser like joystick in the center of the keyboard to move the mouse pointer.
As you move your finger across the pad, the mouse pointer follows it.