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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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com will use the Comet Cursor, a rich media technology from Comet Systems that changes the traditional "arrow" cursor into a tailored graphic or animated advertising message.
There will be no sign of the comment in the cell; instead, it will appear in the formula box at the top of the screen when your cursor passes over the cell.
Dean Margolis, CEO of Comet Systems, says "This relationship is testament to the strategic value the Comet Cursor can bring to companies looking to reinforce their brands on the Web.
Position the cursor in B7, enter the formula =SUM(Month Sales) and then copy the formula to C7 and D7.
Every time you hit the Enter key, an invisible paragraph mark is embedded at that cursor location.
The Comet Cursor also more than doubled brand recall (from a 17% increase for a banner ad alone to a 39% increase for a Cursor Ad and banner ad) and increased advertisement awareness by ten-fold (from a 22% increase for a banner ad alone to a 222% increase for a Cursor Ad and banner ad).
To add a cell to Watch Window, put your cursor on the target cell and click on Add Watch.
In one, users are guided through an interactive cartoon hosted by "WorldNet Willie," a colorful character who also appears as a cursor throughout the Web site.
To do that, place your cursor at the left edge of the VBE window so that the cursor points to the right.
All this is made possible by the Comet Cursor from Comet Systems, a rich media micro plug-in for your Web browser that takes less than 10 seconds to download.
While these results are preliminary, I am encouraged that the first study participant has been able to both control a computer cursor and perform useful tasks with the system," said Jon Mukand, M.
While you're in the file, position your cursor where you want the sound to be available.