cursor is an indicator used to show the position on a video monitor or display that will respond to the addition of text or mouse movements.

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How to force a cursor globally in Windows?

How can I set a particular cursor (for example, the normal everyday pointer) and have it not get changed to fingers, loading spinners, hourglasses, or cutesy sprites? I've tried writing a console ...
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The scroll wheel image gets stuck in window 7

My windows 7 install has a strange problem of sometimes the scroll wheel picture that the mouse has gets stuck on the screen. It's hard to explain in words, so heres a picture. Picture of my problem. ...
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Cursors storage location in Ubuntu

Where are cursor files (*.cur, *.ani) as in Windows stored in Ubuntu. I want to use the Ubuntu cursors in Windows. Can I do that?
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Microsoft office 2013 text cursor animation for windows system

I'm curious, is it possible to use Microsoft office 2013 text cursor animation for windows system. By this i mean the smooth animation it has..? (Noob alert) EDIT (Tip: from comment): OS: Windows ...
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Extra large, high visibility, cursors for windows? [closed]

I'm setting up a computer for my 95 year old mother. Her eyesight's not so good any more and she has a hard time seeing the mouse cursor. I'v got it set to the extra large size that windows has built ...
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Touchpad response badly when connecting monitor

When I connect my laptop to a monitor through the HDMI connection, I have a hard time controlling the mouse using the touchpad. I'll try to explain as best as I can: The touchpad works perfectly ...
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Cursor moving about at random

How can I regain control of a randomly moving cursor which seems to have a mind of its own. It jumps to a new screen position at random resulting in my typing 'inserting' itself where it should not be ...
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vim inside tmux: throws “E388” with <C-Left> in insert mode [duplicate]

I've read that in insert mode in vim, one can use <C-Left> and <C-Right> to move by words. This works for me, but only as far as I don't run vim inside tmux terminal splitter. When inside ...
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white hand mouse cursor displayed wrong

I work in Linux Fedora 19 - KDE: the PC is a Dell OptiPlex 7010, with an Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3770 CPU @ 3.40GHz and an external graphics card (VGA compatible controller: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. ...
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Moving past the cursor in Microsoft Word

I want to write in the space (which I have marked in red) beside the picture in Microsoft Word. However, the cursor is just stuck at the bottom, beside the picture. Is there anyway I can utilize the ...
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How can I fix vim's cursor over braces?

In normal mode, when I move the cursor over most characters it inverts the syntax coloring (i.e. the background under the cursor turns the color that the character was and the character turns black). ...
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How to change mouse pointer icon in Xfce Debian 7 Wheezy?

I copied the cursor theme (oxy-neon or Oxygen Neon) to /usr/share/icons and from Applications Menu -> Settings -> Mouse, I am able to see the new theme. I clicked on it and the pointer doesn't change. ...
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Vbox ubuntu cursor flicking, any static themes?

Asus n550jv, host - new clear windows 8 64 bit, latest video drivers, virtualbox 4.3.4 with guest ubuntu 12.04.3 64 bit with automatically installed guest additions. According to this and this I give ...
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Windows 8.1 ASUS notebook touchpad doesn't work properly

First, my configuration: ASUS N750JV Intel Core i7 4700HQ (2,40-3,20 GHz) 16GB DDR3 NVIDIA GeForce GT 750M Samsung 840 Basic 250GB SSD 1TB HDD No touchscreen, only touchpad (quite important in this ...
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Why, on Windows, does the scroll speed increase when moving the cursor horizontally?

I've found that if I'm selecting text, cells in Excel, etc. by clicking & dragging, and moving the cursor to the bottom of the screen it scrolls automatically and has a constant speed. If I move ...
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Can I trigger Math AutoCorrect in Word 2007 without moving the cursor?

I use Math AutoCorrect in Word 2007, including in body text. I have "Use Math AutoCorrect rules outside of math regions" checked in the AutoCorrect Options. Is there any way to trigger the ...
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How to map the cursor keys in the group of keys between PC keyboard and numeric keypad to the numeric keypad?

I am running CentOS 6.4 on my home box. From day 1 I noticed that the cursor keys are not mapped to the keys in the numeric keypad. This is how things work in Windows. I found out that the cursor ...
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Windows xp blinking under score after bios

so this is for an older pc I have to repair for a friend. The pc has an hdd of about 60 something gb, It uses win xp and let's say 60-70% of the boots it hangs on showing only an underscore bilking ...
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PC automatically moves pointer/cursor without mouse

My computer has suddenly started to move the mouse pointer to the upper right direction, then I unplugged the mouse and after that tried with another working mouse and it did the same, then I've did a ...
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How to get rid of KDE's overlay of app icons in cursor when opening a file

Whenever I open a file in KDE (Suse 12.3) the corresponding app's icon is shown next to cursor and the name appears with spinning wheel in taskbar. Normally this disappears very soon and is OK. ...
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Buffer fail around cursor

What is this called so I can try to find a solution to the problem. This is x.Org, Fedora 19, running XFCE, but I doubt that changes what the problem is called. When I move my mouse around, there is ...
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How do I prevent my cursor from changing fields when loading websites?

I often start typing into a text field on a website before the website has loaded completely, for example to log into Gmail while the login screen is loading, to log into my banking website, etc. ...
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How to solve jumping mouse cursor event?

I have Windows 7 32 bit installed recently in my HP Pavillion laptop. Before this version, I used another Windows 7 32bit version. During that time, there was no problem with my mouse cursor. but this ...
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How to move cursor/focus to another monitor using keyboard shortcut in KDE?

I want to move focus of the cursor/window between monitors through keyboard shortcut in KDE, is it possible? It should be something like ctrl+meta+j/k in awesome wm.
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How can I get a block cursor in Vim in the Cygwin terminal?

I am used to having a block cursor in normal mode in Vim. This makes sense with the Vim paradigm; when you press x, it is clear which character will be deleted. I've installed Cygwin on a Windows ...
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Operate mouse by drawn paths?

Can I set my mouse to follow a path? Not a recorded path but a drawn path? (with anchor points and handles) Better yet can I make it click at certain intervals?
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How do I disable the small pen cursor in Windows 7?

I have a Windows 7 machine running a touch-driven application, and whenever a user touches the screen, this small diamond shaped cursor appears. I believe the cursor is intended for pen and tablet ...
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Use 2 Mouse Cursors on the same Computer

I understand that questions like this have being answered before, however mine is slightly different. Basically I run automated tests which mean that the mouse cursor is moving around the screen ...
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Shaking cursor with laser mouse

I have a Sweex MI612 (cheap laser mouse) and a Logitech M705 (somewhat less cheaper laser mouse). But when using the Logitech mouse, I get a shaking cursor: http://youtu.be/aJOeISlWloA The software ...
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TV Monitor dims when mouse cursor moves 75% from center

Only happens if either nothing is open or certain web pages are open. Windows 7 64-bit, samsung un22d5003 monitor. Can't find any monitor settings and all my drivers are up-to-date. The Intel ...
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Two Windows 8 Cursor Arrows, Only one mouse?

I was using Windows 8 the other day and noticed that there is now a second cursor image (arrow) at the top left of my screen. It doesn't move, it doesn't do anything really, except sometimes go busy ...
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how to disable blinking cursor in opensuse 12.2 kde virtualbox

I have just installed the newest OpenSUSE 12.2 with KDE into my VirtualBox. I have one problem. When my cursor is animated (watches and other), it's blinking. How can I disable it? Thanks
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Cursor moves when mouse is plugged in

I have a strange problem, where my mouse cursor vibrates at my home, but nowhere else. I've changed my mouse and reinstalled it's drivers. However, when I unplug my mouse, the vibration stops and the ...
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Get rid of cursor square overlay in Windows 8?

I've bumped into a problem after installing Windows 8 recently on my HP Envy 6 laptop (genuine, all latest drivers from HP, etc.) I am constantly seeing this square lag/overlay around my cursor ...
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Cursor does not change style when hovering over text in chrome developer tools in chrome

I was using the chrome developer tools, when I pressed a key combination and now when I hover over any text in the console, my cursor does not change into the text cursor! This is really annoying, ...
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Why do my scroll bar & cursor move on their own?

I have a less than 3-year-old Dell Studio laptop running Windows 7, Internet Explorer 9. I use the touch pad, not a mouse. Lately the scroll bar moves on its own and the cursor does, too. The cursor ...
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Visual Studio 2012 cursor behaviour in locked files

When I'm using VS 2012 and I'm running my web application, Visual Studio locks all (compiled) source files and prevents me from editing them. Which is fine, as the debugger is attached and I will ...
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Automatically enable cursor shadow

Some programs disable the desktop cursor shadow without re-enabling it. I'm looking for a solution to automatically enable it, preferably at all times. Perhaps a registry setting that keeps it ...
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Mouse cursor SPEED in Ubuntu

Is there any way to change the speed of your mouse cursor in Ubuntu? (Please read the entire post before answering or marking this as duplicate...) I know about the menu in System Settings > Mouse ...
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How to replace windows blink cursor shape?

How to replace windows blink cursor shape with some other? Example: I want to change it to BRIEF cursor shape (which is type of blinking cursor which blink horizontal not vertical as is default in ...
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Windows 8: terrible cursor appears seemingly at random

I can't get a screenshot because cursors are the only things that DON'T appear in those, but, seemingly at random, this awful long cursor replaces the regular cursor. I tried to draw it in Paint but ...
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Windows 8 doesn't detect my MacBook Pro trackpad

I have to plugin an external USB mouse in order to use the cursor. Specs: Boot Camp 3.3 systeminfo | findstr /B /C:"OS Name" /C:"OS Version" OS Name: Microsoft Windows 8 Pro OS ...
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How do I change the blinking underline cursor (_) color in Command Prompt?

If I change the screen text color to red, the blinking underline cursor (_) stays white.
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Where to find original windows vista cursors

I reformatted my HDD and installed Windows 7 Ultimate. But i noticed the Windows Animated cursor theme from Windows Vista is gone. Any way to get it back, or an external download source? I do have ...
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Cursor auto scrolls to the right in Windows 7

For a week or so I've hit a strange issue with my Windows 7 64-bit machine. Intermittently I get a problem with the cursor auto scrolling to the right. It's almost like the right arrow key is stuck ...
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Why won't cursor changes in Windows stay permanent unless the cursors are in Windows/Cursors

Every time I change my cursor in Windows, when I restart my PC it reverts back to the aero cursors. Looking on the internet for a while, a number of websites say that cursors have to be in ...
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Limit mouse movement to 2 montiors? (4 monitors all together)

I have 4 monitors, two of which are kiosks and are just playing looped powerpoints but the other two I need to have interactive. How can I limit my cursor movement to just monitors 1 an 2 an not allow ...
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Can't move cursor after key press?

I found out that after I press a key on my Acer Aspire One netbook, I can't move the cursor for one second. This is very not convenience because I am playing games and I can't move my cursor while I ...
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Cursor speed in RXVT or URXVT

I am using RXVT (URXVT to be precise) under Ubuntu 12.04. I noticed that the cursor speed is extremely slow. I was looking to see if there is a setting that can be applied to speed cursor movement ? ...
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Windows 7 Busy Icon won't stop spinning

In windows 7 you have the busy icon that is a little blue wheel spinning beside the cursor when it is doing something. It has started to spin for about a second every 3-5 seconds. There is noting ...